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27 12, 2019

Governor Leavitt to Keynote 2020 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit

By |2019-12-27T12:01:33-07:00December 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber announced today that Governor Mike Leavitt will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2020 Utah Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit. Leavitt is the founder of Leavitt Partners, a healthcare intelligence business. In previous roles, Leavitt served as secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (2005-2009), [...]

19 12, 2019

Governor Gary R. Herbert to be honored as 41st Giant in our City

By |2019-12-19T10:24:00-07:00December 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Business community recognizes the leadership of America’s current longest-serving governor SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (December 19, 2019) – The Salt Lake Chamber has announced that Governor Gary R. Herbert will be honored as the 41st Giant in our City. The award honors those with exceptional and distinguished service and extraordinary professional achievement and is widely [...]

16 12, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Martin Ritter, CEO of Stadler US

By |2019-12-16T09:42:18-07:00December 16th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|Comments Off on CEO Success Stories: Martin Ritter, CEO of Stadler US

In the Salt Lake Chamber podcast called "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top leader from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. We are pleased to be joined with Martin Ritter, CEO [...]

5 12, 2019

Congressman Ben McAdams: Job-creating U.S. Finance Agency renewal will help keep Utah’s economy humming

By |2019-12-05T11:30:48-07:00December 5th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring—an unemployment rate of only 2.5 percent, with 51,200 jobs added since October 2018. Utah’s private sector industry groups such as professional and business services, and information lead the way. To help keep our economic engine humming, I recently voted to renew the U.S. export credit agency to [...]

2 12, 2019

President’s Message: Homeless Shelters Transition: We Must Provide Refuge and Assistance to Those in Need

By |2019-12-02T11:05:56-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As Shelter the Homeless is following through on plans to build and staff new resource centers and has closed the Road Home shelter on Rio Grande Avenue, some are expressing concern that people in need will literally be left out in the cold. These concerns are borne out of empathy and compassion — great qualities [...]

2 12, 2019

Sherry Weaver: What does it mean to be brave?

By |2019-12-02T11:03:20-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|Comments Off on Sherry Weaver: What does it mean to be brave?

It was April 1990 and there I sat in my Toyota Corolla with my sister by my side. The car was packed to the gills with all my worldly possessions along with a case of Molson Golden in the U-Haul car-top. One must understand, where I was going I wasn’t sure I’d ever get to [...]

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