Thousands of Utahns are proud to call a house built by Ivory Homes, their home. A passionate and accomplished businessman, Ellis ivory is dedicated to family, faith and community. Balance in the many facets of his life has been the key to his success and happiness.
For more than four decades, Ellis had played a significant role in developing communities that are the strength of our state. As founder of Ivory Homes, he directed Utahs leading residential land developer through periods of growth and decline, adapting along the way. When market conditions favored the addition of home construction to the ivory business plan, the company grew to be Utahs number one home builder- a title it has held for over two decades.
Ellis believes in giving back to the community. A former chair of the Desert News Board, he has also served as Chair of the This is the Place Heritage Park for the past three years. Under his leadership, annual park attendance has quadrupled.
Through the years, Ellis has balanced business, family and faith, with remarkable success. There have been challenges along the way but with persistence he overcame every obstacle, answered the call to serve and proved to be an extraordinary leader. For his outstanding professional achievements and superior, dedicated serve to the people of Utah, the Salt Lake Chamber is proud to name Ellis Ivory a Giant in our City.