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16 08, 2021

Squire & Company Announces Retirement of Associate, Alfred Kofoed, after Serving Over 50 Years in the Industry

By |2021-08-16T15:13:21-07:00August 16th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Provo, UT – August 16, 2021 – Squire & Company (Squire), Utah’s trusted accounting partner for nearly 50 years, announced today the retirement of valued CPA of Counsel, Alfred Kofoed. Kofoed’s decision to retire brings a remarkable career of over 50 years practicing public accounting to a close. “Alfred had an immediate impact on Squire when joining our [...]

16 08, 2021

Salt Lake Chamber Hosted Workforce Summit: Removing Barriers and Building Skills Together

By |2021-08-16T14:44:51-07:00August 16th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (August 16, 2021) – The Salt Lake Chamber convened business leaders and community advocates yesterday for a workforce summit to address critical shortages in the workforce.  The summit included a keynote address by Commissioner David R. Woolstenhulme of the Utah System of Higher Education, followed by three panel discussions focused on [...]

16 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: Mountain West Small Business Finance

By |2021-08-18T12:38:50-07:00August 16th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Mountain West Small Business Finance

 The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Mountain West Small Business This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Small businesses are always in need of affordable financing to fund growth. John Evans of Mountain West Small Business Finance is here to discuss the impact of their SBA lending programs on small businesses in [...]

16 08, 2021

Closing the Housing Gap: Good for Everyone

By |2021-08-17T07:54:48-07:00August 16th, 2021|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Policy|0 Comments

Housing is an incredibly important factor in creating stability in a person’s life. Unfortunately, for many, it is especially difficult to obtain housing and the stability that accompanies it. “Historic redlining, mortgage, and other practices have built the inequitable cities we live in,” said Katie McDermott of Daybreak Communities. “In the first half of the [...]

16 08, 2021

Renewable Energy and Sustainability Panel Discussion Event | All Female Panel to “enHERgize” the Industry and Young Women’s Aspirations Alike

By |2021-08-16T07:45:43-07:00August 16th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, August 13, 2021 — The Urban Land Institute (ULI Utah) and Utah’s Office of Energy Development announces a dynamic panel discussion of influential women leading the way in renewable energy and sustainability in Utah. The event, moderated by Thom Carter, Energy Advisor to the Governor and Executive Director of the Utah [...]

16 08, 2021

Squire Accounting Professional Recognized as a Top ProAdvisor in 2021

By |2021-08-16T07:23:17-07:00August 16th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Squire is thrilled to announce that Megan Bronson, Partner in the technology and business advisory department at Squire, has been recognized as a 2021 Top 100 ProAdvisor by Insightful Accountant. This is the sixth year in a row that Megan has received this prestigious award. Each year, Insightful Accountant selects individuals who demonstrate a strong work ethic, [...]

16 08, 2021

Utah Higher Education Leaders Reveal New Data on Barriers for Adult Learners Returning to Workforce

By |2021-08-16T07:18:46-07:00August 16th, 2021|Member News, Policy|0 Comments

Western Governors University, Utah System of Higher Education highlight Cicero polling at SL Chamber Workforce Summit SALT LAKE CITY (August 12, 2021) – Western Governors University (WGU) unveiled new research on adult learners in Utah at the Salt Lake Chamber’s Workforce Summit: Removing Barriers and Building Skills Together Thursday morning. On behalf of Western Governors University, [...]

13 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: Cedar City Flood Relief

By |2021-08-18T12:31:44-07:00August 13th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Cedar City Flood Relief

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Cedar City Flood Relief This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. Utah is a state that cares about its people and communities. Recently, heavy rain and flash flooding have caused major damage across Central Utah in Cedar City and Enoch. In response, the Cedar City Chamber of [...]

12 08, 2021

President’s Message: The Most Dangerous Words in Business

By |2021-08-12T13:03:19-07:00August 12th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

The launch last month of our new initiative entitled the Wasatch Innovation Network caused my reflection on the meaning of innovating and changing for the better. Creative engagement is the hallmark of a growing business -- dynamic, customer focused, and ready to adapt in an ever-changing market environment.  Most businesses are engaged in two competitive [...]

12 08, 2021

Speaking on Business: Success in Education

By |2021-08-18T12:32:16-07:00August 12th, 2021|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|Comments Off on Speaking on Business: Success in Education

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Success in Education This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Success in Education’s purpose is to create pathways for higher education and careers that change the world. Rick Folkerson of Success in Education is here to discuss programs that will involve everyone from elementary school to retirement. [...]

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