About us 

Board of Directors & Staff

Steve & Connie Ault, Land Angels
Steve & Connie Ault, Land Angels

Steve & Connie Ault are the angels who are making Ivy Ranch happen through their incredibly generous willingness to let us build on their land. There will never be adequate words to express how grateful we are for this miracle gift.

Jessie Funk, Executive Director
Jessie Funk, Executive Director

Jessie Funk holds a leadership certification from Notre Dame University, a B.S. in Psychology, an M.S. in Social Work. She is a therapist at a residential treatment center for teen boys. Jessie has been a professional keynote speaker for 16 years, speaking for over one million teenagers in high schools, junior highs, and leadership conferences all over the country. She is a 6-time published author and her passion to help teens led her to build Ivy Ranch.

Jake Collett
Jake Collett

Bio coming soon :)

Dr. Sid Young, Neuropsychologist
Dr. Sid Young, Neuropsychologist

Sid Young, Ph.D. is a Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist and former US Army and Army National Guard (ARNG) Chaplain/Lieutenant Colonel (LTC). Dr. Sid served his country, fellow Soldiers, and Families from 1986 through 2007 as an US Army Chaplain. Professionally, Dr. Sid has taught at the High School and University levels, while maintaining a private psychology and consulting practice. He has taught at BYU, Cornell, and SUU and is a husband and father to six kids.

Jennifer & Kasey Thompson, Equine
Jennifer & Kasey Thompson, Equine

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Joel & Shirley Clark, Curriculum
Joel & Shirley Clark, Curriculum
Missy & Jed Wright, Mentors
Missy & Jed Wright, Mentors

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Linda Tognoni, Academic Director
Linda Tognoni, Academic Director

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Board of Advisors

Bradley Herbert
Bradley Herbert

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Dan Clark
Dan Clark

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Steve James
Steve James

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Jennifer Horne
Jennifer Horne

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Randy Garn
Randy Garn

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Jared & Natalie Haddock
Jared & Natalie Haddock

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Jennifer Partridge
Jennifer Partridge

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Nicolle Scott
Nicolle Scott

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Becky & Scott Macintosh
Becky & Scott Macintosh

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Shaun & Billy Peterson
Shaun & Billy Peterson

Uncle-Nephew team from Peterson Wealth Services. Their non-profit organization empowers Utah teens with finanicial literacy.

Matt & Ashleigh Cromer-Hayes
Matt & Ashleigh Cromer-Hayes

Executive Directors of national bullying prevention movement, BeStrong.

Josh Shipp
Josh Shipp

International speaker, author, parenting expert.

Aaron Peterson
Aaron Peterson

President and founder of Achieve Today.

Cherie Burton
Cherie Burton

Author, Speaker, Podcast host, coach and more. Full bio coming soon.

Kurt & Marie Bradburn
Kurt & Marie Bradburn

Mayor and first lady of Sandy City, Utah. Full bio coming soon

Tammy Anderson-Ward
Tammy Anderson-Ward

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Shane Feldman
Shane Feldman

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Anita Ault
Anita Ault

Veteran Educator. Full bio coming soon.

Ann Webb
Ann Webb

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Rich & Amy Uhl
Rich & Amy Uhl

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Jamee & Alan Crooks
Jamee & Alan Crooks

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