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Utah Community Builder: 5 for the Fight

In 2002 Scott Smith, a Brigham Young University marketing professor, began tinkering with a technology project in his basement. He wanted an online survey research tool that was sophisticated enough for doctoral students while also user-friendly enough for undergraduate students to use. His basement project grew into Qualtrics and by any measure, it has been extremely successful. In 2018, the [...]

April 1st, 2019|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

President’s Message: We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have on the reputation, economy and [...]

April 1st, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Dr. Bethami Dobkin

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with Dr. Bethami Dobkin, president of Westminster College. President Dobkin served for the past 10 years as provost and [...]

March 29th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Women's History Month|0 Comments

Keeping Utah Business Safe from Cyber Attacks

The Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 3rd annual Cybersecurity Conference SALT LAKE CITY, UT (March 27, 2019) — Today nearly 300 people attended the Salt Lake Chamber’s third annual Cybersecurity Conference at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. The conference was designed to help small and mid-size businesses develop, evaluate and strengthen their cybersecurity programs. “Cyber attacks are one [...]

March 27th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

We Must Not Forget the Principles of The Utah Compact

In November 2010, the debate over immigration policy was at the forefront of the national conversation. Arizona had passed a bill that was soon to be considered in the Utah Legislature. Unfortunately, the debate quickly turned vitriolic. Concerned with the ramifications of adopting a controversial policy and the impact that course of action would have on the reputation, economy and [...]

March 26th, 2019|Blog, Prosperity Project|0 Comments

Women’s History Month: A Day in the Life of Pam McComas

With a career in Financial Services spanning over 30 years, Pam McComas is the Raymond James Financial leader in Utah and Nevada, managing all aspects of business development as well as supervising employees in the various offices. Pam is a Certified Financial Planner® also maintaining her own client accounts.  Every day her world is different. Some days are carefully planned [...]

March 25th, 2019|Blog, Women's History Month|0 Comments