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Ronald L. Cox - Cofounder of Event Art and Protocol 

Ronald L. Fox, Cofounder

Ronald L. Fox is the President of The Fox Group, Inc., The firm specializes in public affairs/relations and event management in Salt Lake City, Utah and Washington D.C.

Mr. Fox has over thirty plus years of government service. He is the former principal minority consultant to the California Senate Committee on Finance, Chief Assistant to the Republican Whip and Senate Republican Leader. Mr. Fox works with the White House Advance office and the U.S. State Department, Protocol Office assisting the President and Vice President in the planning and execution of numerous national and international trips. State Executive Director of the George W. Bush for President Committee and a three time Delegate to the Republican National Convention and a member of the 2000 United States Electoral College.

In 1993 he was appointed a member of the Joint Legislative Task Force on the Information Technology and Communications committee. He is a former member and Chairman of the Salt Lake County Library Board and State Information Technology Commission. In 1996 he was the lead legislative advocate who crafted the Utah Telecommunications Reform Act.

Paul B. Swenson, Cofounder Event Arts and Protocol

Paul B. Swenson,

Paul Swenson, President of Colonial Flag and Founder of the Healing Field September 11th memorial project.

Mr Swenson graduated from the University of Utah in 1982 with a B.A. in Political Science. He also received a Masters in International Business from the University of South Carolina and an Advanced Certificate of Arabic Training from American University of Cairo. Prior to Colonial Flag, Paul worked as a consultant for Price Waterhouse in Saudi Arabia and for American Express Bank in Cairo. He has also lived in Israel and Portugal, and is fluent in Arabic, Hebrew, Portuguese and Spanish.

In 2002 Paul served as a Flag Protocol Consultant and Medals Ceremony Flag Protocol Enforcement at the Salt Lake City Olympic Games. Paul was the 2004 recipient of the George Washington Medal of Honor, awarded by the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge for his contributions to encourage patriotism. He was named Citizen of the Year by Sandy City and by the Utah Division of the National Exchange Club. He was also named Patriot of the Year by Hill Air Force Base in 2004 and received the rank of Honorary Commander. In addition, the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce has honored him with the Patriot Award and the Community Service of the Year Award.

Paul was just named as the Army Reserve Ambassador representing the state of Utah in all Army to Business relations through 2009.

Paul sits on the boards of several local and national organizations, including the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, Roots of Freedom Foundation, and the Statue of Responsibility project. Paul currently resides in Sandy, Utah, with his wife and two children.

Bill Wing, Production Coodination - Event Arts and Protocol

Bill Wing,  Production Coordinator

Bill Wing is the Purchasing and Production Director at Colonial Flag. Bill personally manages the fabrication and assembly of all giant flags, custom orders, and specialty projects.
During the 2002 Winter Olympics, Bill worked closely with Cities and Towns to implement the international look of the games and to maximize pagentry dollars. Bill's large event flags have been called the "biggest and best in the industry for assembly and longevity." His flags have been featured on the fields of NFL stadiums, University stadiums, on television, at other high-profile events, and as permanent design fixtures.
Bill implemented the look and protocol for all flags and banners used in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. In 2004 Bill went to Greece to make recommendations for the look of the Athens Olympic Games. More recently, Bill implemented the protocol and look for all the events, venues, and ceremonies for the 2007 Deaflympics in Salt Lake City. He initiated the creation of the first ever Deaflympic Cauldron. Bill is fluent in American Sign Language.
Prior to joining Colonial Flag, Bill was Director of Operations for a multi-million dollar restaurant chain in Texas, the Corporate Director of Purchasing for a large pizza franchise and successfully ran his own restaurant franchise. All of this experience helps Bill and the team at Colonial Flag and Event Arts and Protocol to provide the highest quality product for all of their customers.
An active member of the community, Bill has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America for over 20 years. Bill and his wife live in Sandy, Utah. They have four children and two grandchildren.

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