Team Staff

Executive Team

Derek Miller
Derek MillerPresident & CEO
Heidi Walker
Heidi WalkerChief Operating Officer
Dan Brimhall
Dan BrimhallChief Financial Officer
Dee Brewer
Dee BrewerExecutive Vice President and Executive Director of Downtown Alliance
Ginger Chinn
Ginger ChinnVice President of Public Policy
Kabi Catalano
Kabi CatalanoExecutive Director, Utah Community Builders
Marisa Bomis
Marisa BomisDirector, Marketing & Communication
Natalie Gochnour
Natalie GochnourChief Economist, Senior Advisor

Salt Lake Chamber

Tara Baucom
Tara BaucomDirector, Events & Programs
Lindsay Riches
Lindsay RichesDirector of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
Lori Bodily
Lori BodilyAccounting Manager
Jenean Lindley
Jenean LindleyExecutive Projects Manager
Natalie Bowen
Natalie BowenPublic Policy Advisor
Paul Iba
Paul IbaBusiness Development
Melanie Budge
Melanie Budge Member Relations and Program Development Specialist
Grace Song
Grace SongAccounting Clerk
Brooklyn Beierle
Brooklyn Beierle Jr. Graphic Designer
Katrina Kaddas
Katrina KaddasPrograms & Events Coordinator
McKenna Newsom
McKenna NewsomDigital Media Coordinator
Sophia Taddeo
Sophia TaddeoPrograms & Events Coordinator
Alex Yenguich
Alex YenguichFront Desk

Downtown Alliance

Jessica Thesing
Jessica ThesingDeputy Director
Joshua Jones
Joshua JonesDirector of Communications & Marketing
Kristen Lavelett
Kristen LavelettBusiness Development Manager
Kristina Olivias
Kristina OliviasUrban Affairs Program Manager
Bill Knowles
Bill Knowles Community Ombudsman

The BLOCKS

 Britney Helmers
Britney HelmersProgram Director
Merinda Christensen
Merinda ChristensenProgram Manager

Urban Food Connections of Utah

Carly Gillespie
Carly GillespieDeputy Director
Nichole Mathews
Nichole MathewsMarket Manager

Women’s Business Center of Utah

Ann Marie Wallace
Ann Marie WallaceState Director
Lisa Jensen
Lisa JensenSouthern Program Manager
Connie Yengich
Connie YengichNorthern Program Manager
Sarah Barstow
Sarah Barstow Business Advising Manager
Leisa Wallace
Leisa WallaceBusiness Advisor & Instructor
Megan Engstrom
Megan EngstromNorthern Program Coordinator
Kylee Field
Kylee FieldSouthern Program Coordinator
Ashly Kulland
Ashly KullandDigital Media Specialist
 Molly Kohrman
Molly KohrmanBusiness Advisor & Community Outreach Facilitator
Allie Farnham
Allie FarnhamOutreach Coordinator
Seantae Jackson
Seantae JacksonOutreach Coordinator