The Tony Basso Group – Keeping Local Talent at Home


Press Release

AJB Holdings, also known as the Tony Basso Group, is thrilled to announce the hiring of Megan Marshall, immediately assuming the position of Chief Operating Officer. Megan Marshall, an employee of Sutherlands in Price, Utah for over twelve years, recently accepted a position in Salt Lake City. Upon hearing this news, Tony Basso, owner of AJB Holdings and Tony Basso GM, reached out immediately to bring her talent back to Price.

Megan was raised in Carbon County and has been acknowledged for founding The Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County, volunteering as Price City Parade Coordinator for over six years, earning the International Days Award for Volunteer of the Year, as well as many committees and boards including Castle Valley Community Theater, International Days Committee, and assisting several other local organizations.

Recognizable on a larger scale, Megan was recently named “Most Inspirational Mom in America” by The University of Phoenix and The Boys & Girls Club of America. Upon which, she went on a nationwide press tour and was awarded a full tuition college scholarship in Business Management.

Marrying Jason Marshall, a native to Carbon County, raising two children here, and recently building a home in Price, Megan loves this community and was eager for the opportunity to not only return to work in Castle Country, but with the thrilling bonus of being a part of a company so dedicated to job creation and community prosperity. Succeeding Ben Heaton, who was promoted to C.E.O., Megan has hit the ground running, working on several new businesses The Tony Basso Group will be introducing within the year, and publicizing just how much the company donates back to this well deserving area.

Being raised here, Megan can see just how much the area has to offer and said, “We’re really going to focus on entertainment for local children and increasing tourism. This hidden gem is about to be in the spotlight in a big, big way. There are so many exciting projects in the works, and I can’t wait to get started.”

The Tony Basso Group wants to stress the importance of utilizing the vast amount of talent we have here at home, and keeping community members here. Tony has employed hundreds of employees since his first car dealership, and has expanded businesses to include restaurants, an event center, bars, rental properties and more. Tony maintains how crucial it is to offer opportunities to locals, enabling them to grow and expand their skills within the company. Hence the introduction of their new slogan, “The Tony Basso Group, Building Castle Country From Within.”

Megan encourages everyone to follow the company progress on their website,, which will not only showcase philanthropic endeavors, but offers groups and organizations an outlet to request grants in the future.

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