Welcome to Western Standard
Nestled next to the Wasatch mountains of Utah is where we call home. Whether you are living close to us or on the other side of the globe, our products and service are available to
you at an competitive price with all the tools necessary to be successful.
Western Standard is a company that provides cutting-edge electronic research
and translation tools. Our two focuses enable us to bring unique resources
for both electronic publishing and translation technology, regardless of the language.
Our publishing staff has decades of experience producing high quality electronic databases.
Our translation technology has been touted as the most responsive and fastest developing on
the market by industry professionals.
Mark Anderson - CEO/President
Mr. Anderson has been with Western Standard from the beginning and has paired
his law practice and business acumen to develop Western Standard into what it is today.
Mr. Anderson has extensive experience in various areas of law, and has a passion for business
that has made him a successful entrepreneur. He is committed to making both divisions of
Western Standard industry standards in electronic publishing and translation technology
Andrew Ehat - Executive VP and Publisher
Mr. Ehat has also been with Western Standard from the beginning. His significant experience
in publishing and technology management includes his role as product manager of WordPerfect, where
he coordinated the release of version 5.1, then the most popular software product in the world. He
also helped redirect priorities at WordPerfect to focus on creating innovative office information
sharing software. Mr. Ehat has edited several peer-reviewed journals, and written and published in American
intellectual history. His most significant authorship is the Western Standard Publishing flagship product,
OriginalSources.com—republished by World Book Encyclopedia and Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Richard Tregaskis - CTO
Mr. Tregaskis came to Western Standard after years of technical experience at Praxair.
He studied Information Technologies, Information Systems, and Electrical Engineering at Brigham
Young University and Utah Valley University. Mr. Tregaskis has been instrumental in the planning and
development of Western Standard's translation technologies, in particular Fluency®.
Brandon Kidman - General Counsel/VP
Mr. Kidman is responsible for legal and corporate matters at Western Standard. He joined Western
Standard in August, 2011. Before joining Western Standard, Mr. Kidman was an attorney at the law
firm of Farris & Utley, PC. He graduated with a BA from Brigham Young University and received his Juris
Doctorate from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University.
Daniel Law - Director of Sales
Mr. Law put Fluency on the map in translation technology. As an experienced salesman, he is
dedicated to making Western Standard the market leader in translation technology. Since arriving at
Western Standard, Mr. Law has led an effective sales campaign that spans the globe.