Stan Rees was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Utah Global Forum. Rees has worked with international businesses for more than 42 years, including 12 years at Salt Lake Community College, creating and overseeing the Global Business Center.
Rees developed the Executive Certificate of Global Business Management course. The course continues to offer international business training to business professionals and persons wishing to increase their knowledge of global business practices. The Center also offers global business training through workshops, seminars, and international business briefings. In 2016, Stan Rees was awarded the E Award for Excellence in Export Expansion Programming from Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.
Stan retired earlier this year and his position was taken over by Deb Bilbao.