SALT LAKE CITY (July 29, 2015) The Salt Lake Chamber has announced Abby Albrecht as a Public Policy Area Director and Director of the Utah Transportation Coalition.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Abby join our public policy team,” said Lane Beattie, Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO. “As the largest business association in the state, the Chamber stands as the voice of business in Utah. Abby is going to amplify that voice by providing expertise on key policy issues.”

Albrecht’s hiring comes as the Salt Lake Chamber builds the strength of its public policy team.

Albrecht most recently worked for Granite Construction having served as Government and Public Affairs Manager, which included the responsibilities of overseeing government affairs, corporate branding and gifting, marketing and business development.

In 2012, she became the Director for the Utah Transportation Coalition, a group of business and civic leaders working together to protect Utah’s environment, improve the economy and preserve our quality of life. The Coalition advocates for transportation investment and a long-term funding solution for both state and local needs.

Of note, Albrecht was featured in Utah Construction & Design as a “Young Gun of 2013,” for being an individual that is making their mark within their respective industry and helping lead their company to greater heights.

Albrecht is an active committee member of the Utah AGC, ABC, a founding member of the Utah 2040PAC, sits on the Executive Board U.S. Chamber Transportation Infrastructure and Logistics Committee and is a board member of the GOAL Foundation.

About the Chamber

The Salt Lake Chamber is Utah’s largest business association and Utah’s business leader. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents more than 8,000 businesses and 500,000 Utah jobs—nearly half the workforce of our state. With roots that date back to 1887, the Chamber stands as the voice of business, supports its members’ success and champions community prosperity.

About the Chamber’s Public Policy Team

The Salt Lake Chamber’s Public Policy Team is dedicated to fulfilling the Salt Lake Chamber mission of standing as the voice of business, supporting our member’s success and championing community prosperity. The Chamber Public Policy Team focuses on issues ranging from education and healthcare to immigration and regulation.