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 respectively.

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.