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Devotional: Elder Larry Y. Wilson, Quorum of the Seventy

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 00:15

Dec 1 - 11:05 AM

Elder Larry Y. Wilson, a member of the Quorum of the Seventy, will give the devotional address.

Wilson's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on

Elder Larry Y. Wilson was sustained a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2011, at age 61. He is now serving at Church headquarters in the Temple Department and previously served in Hong Kong, China, as a member of the Asia Area Presidency.

Elder Wilson graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in English and American literature. He later received a master's of business administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

His professional career involved serving as the chief operating officer for Catholic Healthcare West in San Francisco, California, and as chief financial officer for the Northern California Region of Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, California. Most recently, he served in Kaiser’s national organization as the senior vice president for financial and strategic planning. Earlier in his career, Elder Wilson was a principal with the management consulting firm of Booz, Allen and Hamilton. He has also been an officer and chairman of the California Healthcare Association, which advocates health care public policy on behalf of California hospitals.

Elder Wilson has served the Church as an Area Seventy in the North America West Area and as a stake president, bishop and full-time missionary in Brazil.

Devotional: Bonnie Brinton Anderson, Marriott School

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 00:15

Dec 8 - 11:05 AM

Bonnie Brinton Anderson, Associate Professor in the Information Systems Department of the Marriott School of Management, will give the devotional address.

Anderson's remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, (and archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on

Bonnie Brinton Anderson is an associate professor of information systems at BYU. She has been at BYU since receiving her PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in 2001. She earned a BS and MAcc-IS from the Marriott School and worked as a consultant at Accenture. She currently serves as the director of the Master of Information Systems Management program.

In addition to teaching classes on information systems analysis and implementation, Anderson is currently engaged in research at the intersection of neuroscience (fMRI, EEG, eye-tracking, etc.) and behavioral information systems security. Her work is funded by the National Science Foundation and the White House Brain Initiative as well as a Google Faculty Research Award. She has presented her work internationally.

Outside of work, her hobbies include sports, playing the harp, family activities and the occasional shark encounter.