Public Finance Opens New Office on Hyland Public Finance Corporation has announced the opening today of their new Sugar House office at 31S2 Highland Drive. A new institution in-stitution to the state of Utah, and one of the pioneers in the consumer finance field, Public Finance and its affiliates have more than 400 offices in 31 states. Supervisor of the local Public Finance office will be Mr. A. G. Koester. Mr. Koester has stated that "In our office here, we'll handle small loans of any size from $25 to 51500, both to families and individuals. There will be emphasis em-phasis on fast and confidential service as Public Finance is noted for their personalized approach to the handling of money matters. With the end-of-the-year expenses fast approaching many people will want to use our service to finace their budget planning. We extend a cordial welcome to them and all others who feel the need at this time for a loan to cover these extra expenses." The American Investment Company, Com-pany, the parent company of Public Finance, was founded in 1917 by Donald L. Barnes. Now the third largest consumer finance company in the country, its executive offices are located in St. Louis, with regional re-gional offices in Los Angeles, Boston, Bos-ton, New York, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio. Carrying out the theme of customer cus-tomer satisfaction, the Salt Lake City office is designed in a modern motif functionally constructed for the convenience and privacy of the customer. Attractive plant displays and private individual loan booths are done in striking walnut finish, designed especially for the consumer finance patron. The manager of Public Finance is Paul Brehm. Paul originally comes from Omaha, Nebraska. He attended the University of Omaha until he enliste din the Navy as a seaman in his senior year. He was appointed an ensign on December 24, 1942 and emerged as a Lieutenant Lieuten-ant Commander at the end of the war. After flying 60 missions in the Pacific, Mr. Brehm was awarded the Navy Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with 5 stars. After the war Paul was a radio announcer, in the retail appliance business, and even found time to write a novel. In 1954 Paul joined the Public Finance Corporation in National City and served there until his appointment ap-pointment as manager in Salt Lake. Paul is accompanied here by his wife, Barbara, and 12 year old daughter. Kathv. The Brehms are very talented people. They design furniture, ceramic tiles, and do original painting and photography. The cashier for the Salt Lake office is Mrs. Gladys. Gutke. Mrs. Gutke was born in Sandy and has been a resident of Salt Lake City for 35 years. She is the wife of Clyde F. Gutke and has 4 sons, Robert, 18; Kent, 14; Jerry, 11 and TJennis, 7.