Lori is the Director of Marketing and Human Resources at Van Boerum & Frank Associates, a position she has held since 2001. Lori has been instrumental in developing relationships with clients and winning projects for the firm, including municipal, education, healthcare, institutional and Olympic facilities.
Lori has been involved in fund-raising activities for the University of Utah’s College of Architecture and Planning, The Children’s Center, and Intermountain Donor Services.
Lori is married to Roger Haglund. She has four children, six horses and a dog. She enjoys horseback riding, golfing and cooking. You may have seen Lori on the news lately, advocating for organ donation, and she recently organized the Brockstrong Foundation, dedicated to increasing awareness of the need for organ donors and honoring the short life of her son, Brock.
Lori’s love for Brock is demonstrated in her tireless efforts to bring awareness to the need for organ donation and to meet the goals of the BrockStrong Foundation.
Roger Haglund teaches Math and Science at Northwest Middle School in the Salt Lake City School District. As a highly qualified teacher, Roger was recruited to Northwest as part of a transformation grant. In the years before, the school struggled and math scores were low. Roger was appointed Math Chair, and in the three years since, the school’s math scores have soared
Roger has a B.S. in Physics from the University of Utah. He spent the first 20 years of his career as a swim coach and the General Manager of the Salt Lake Swimming and Tennis Club. He was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the club, including business plan, finances, personnel, swimming and tennis programs, and every challenge that comes with operating a service-oriented business.
Roger is married to Lori and they have four children. Roger loves the outdoors and enjoys camping and fishing. He enjoys music and plays guitar in a band affiliated with the Wasatch Music Coaching Academy.
Don Van Boerum is a surgeon with 18 years experience. His areas of practice include Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery, General Surgery and Critical Care Medicine. Don studied Medicine at the University of Utah, completed his Residency in General Surgery at the University of Arizona, and earned his Fellowship in Critical Care from UC Davis.
Don is Brock’s uncle, and Brock was fortunate to have been on the receiving end of his expert and loving care in the hospital prior to his death. Don provides the Brockstrong Board with insight on organ donation and ideas to foster change.
Don is married to Heather and they are the parents of five, ranging in age from 7 to 21 years old.
When he is not working, Don enjoys bicycling and spending time with his family.
DON VAN BOERUM, MD
Brandon Ballif is Corporate Services Manager for E-Trade in Sandy, Utah. In this capacity, Brandon has developed and implemented strategies and systems that increase the effectiveness for large companies to track and institute equity compensation. Brandon has extensive experience working with people in sales and support roles. He is pursuing a B.S. in Business Marketing from Western Governors University.
Brandon watched powerlessly as his brother, Brock, fought and eventually succumbed to liver disease and commits his time and energy to meeting the goals of Brockstrong Foundation in Brock’s honor.
Brandon is married to Jayne, and they are proud parents of three boys. In his spare time Brandon enjoys participating and watching sports, especially golf!
Kim is the President and CEO of Van Boerum & Frank Associates, Inc., a consulting engineering firm, based in Salt Lake City. While still an engineering student at the University of Utah, Kim joined the firm as an intern and was recognized for his engineering and leadership abilities as he continued to take on more responsibilities. In 2006 he was named President, and under his direction, the firm has grown from 60 employees to almost 100 and been responsible for the design of Utah’s most noteworthy projects including the Huntsman Cancer Center, Westminster College Meldrum Science and Technology Center, University of Utah Health Sciences Education Center, the Salt Palace, Primary Children’s Medical Center, and the Cliff Lodge at Snowbird.
Kim and his wife, Penelope, are actively involved with the Central City Swahili Mission. They work with Swahili refugee families, helping them with language skills, and the life skills they need to be successful. In this capacity they are mentors, counselors, teachers and friends. With help from Kim and Penelope, these families have learned to grocery shop, to pay bills, to handle relationships appropriately, to read and write and study, and to play sports. Kim and Penelope have dealt with substance abuse, learning disabilities, and autism, and they love every minute of it!
Kim is a U of U sports fan, and an avid golfer. He and his wife have four children and four grandchildren, and they enjoy boating and travelling with their family.