Susan & John
Married since 1983. Still madly in love. Best friends and partners. Four adult children and 8 grandchildren.
John is an entrepreneur with several successes, including Startup Ignition. He serves on multiple advisory boards of companies and actively mentors and invests in numerous companies. "Papa" is his favorite role.
In addition to family, Susan serves many community organizations, from Thanksgiving Point to Phile Sophians. "Grandma Sue" is her favorite "calling."
They love to travel and play pickleball together.
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Adult Children (4)
A JD/MBA who works at Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. Co-founder of Startup Ignition. John is a fantastic uncle and our Tuesday movie night buddy! Age 37.
Busy husband, father, entrepreneur, investor. Co-founder of Startup Ignition which has a bootcamp and venture fund. Avid golfer and pickleball player. Age 35.
She manages her busy life with a husband and two incredible boys plus the CEO-Founder of a startup. We love her so much.
Always dependable, she juggles it all from her two children to helping our her Mom and Dad. She is very creative in managing all she has to do as a stay-at-home mom. Age 30. (Our youngest is 30?!)
Busy mom with 3 children, making sure everything is running smoothly. Trainer in a fitness class. We are so grateful for the love she shows our son and for giving us three incredible grandchildren. Age 33.
Matson is a top executive at a software company. He is a great provider. We count him as a son and friend. His golf handicap is now better than Papa and he ain't too shabby at pickleball either! Age 34.
Wonderful husband and father. We love him as a son. Plays golf and pickleball with a vengeance. He is ambitious and continues as a top leader at work. Age 32.
First-born grandchild. Sweet and loving. In the third grade and is practically perfect in every way! Loves Disney princesses. Both calm like Mom and zany like Dad.
b. July 30, 2014
Our little spitfire! The things she says! She is so cute like a little pixie. Inquisitive, smart, determined -- she reminds us of her aunt Ashley when she was the same age.
b. March 1, 2017
This big boy (and he is big for his age) is such a treat! Nothing better than his "I love you" accompanied by a big hug.
b. November 9, 2019
First-born grandson. All boy but sensitive and caring. His latest obsessions are football and flags. He knows every flag fro everywhere! He plays multiple sports. In 2nd grade.
b. December 16, 2014
Ford and his long, blond locks is such a cool kid. He knows what he likes and likes what he knows. He is sweet, loving, and oh so huggable.
b. November 13, 2017
Taft has to be the most pleasant natured baby to have ever been born. He is amazingly happy and seems to never be fussy, except when there is food out and he is not being fed!
b. February 10, 2022
He loves adventures and activities. His favorite animal is the dolphin. And he can tell you his Top 5! Pretty sure we are going to find him on the PGA tour someday. He can already hit it far! He brings smiles to our faces all the time. Hugs from Henrik is are more frequent now, and we love it.
b. July 6, 2016
This little guy melts our hearts, so cute but also can be mischievous in a fun way. We love him in every way. A wonderful little brother who is simply a delight and very funny!
b. August 6, 2018