10 09, 2020

2019-2020 Board Chair: Linda Wardell

By |2020-09-10T21:16:25-07:00September 10th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Linda Wardell is the general manager of City Creek Center. With more than 20 years of experience managing and marketing shopping centers, she oversees retail operations for the landmark shopping and dining destination in the heart of SLC. Linda is greatly involved in the community and serves on numerous boards including the [...]

9 09, 2020

2020 Community Partner of the Year: David Eccles School of Business

By |2020-09-10T19:10:13-07:00September 9th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Eccles School is synonymous with ‘doing.’ The Eccles experience provides world-class business education with a unique, entrepreneurial focus on real-world scenarios where students put what they learn into practice long before graduation. Founded in 1917 and educating more than 6,000 students annually, the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business [...]

9 09, 2020

2020 Corporate Partner of the Year: Smith’s Food & Drug

By |2020-09-10T19:10:46-07:00September 9th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores mission is to be there for customers when they need them most, with open stores and openhearted hospitality. They are taking proactive steps to protect the health and safety of their associates, customers, and communities, including adjusted store operating hours, enhanced cleaning procedures, physical distancing precautions, and [...]

8 09, 2020

Speaking on Business: Utah Leads Together 5 Accountability Framework

By |2020-09-18T08:38:04-07:00September 8th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Leads Together 5 Accountability Framework This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. The Economic Response Task Force developed an accountability framework as part of the Utah Leads Together plan. The goal is to focus on and redouble our efforts around the mission to minimize sickness and [...]

8 09, 2020

2020 President’s Award for Excellence: Scott Parson, Staker Parson Materials & Construction

By |2020-09-17T07:22:34-07:00September 8th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Scott W. Parson leads Staker Parson Companies as its CEO and is also the president of the CRH Americas Materials West Division.  Over 8,000 people comprise the West Division helping customers build projects throughout the Western United States by providing quality construction materials and services. Parson is a committed advocate for the construction [...]

8 09, 2020

2020 Chamber Champion: Craig Weston

By |2020-09-10T19:16:19-07:00September 8th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Craig Weston is Chief Relationship Officer for BluNovus Care. BluNovus Care proactively addresses mental health, emotional wellbeing, and addiction in the workplace and then connects employees and their loved ones to the resources in order to heal. Craig is passionate about increasing access to and awareness of effective health care. With experience [...]

8 09, 2020

2020 Chamber Champion: Shawn Newell

By |2020-09-10T19:15:27-07:00September 8th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Shawn Newell is the Vice President of Business Development for Industrial Supply. Shawn approaches his leadership role in Sales with the same competitive spirit that drove him to succeed in football at the University of Utah and with the Chicago Bears. Industrial Supply Company serves the construction, manufacturing, mining, government, and industrial [...]

8 09, 2020

2020 Chair’s Initiative Award: Success in Education

By |2020-09-10T19:11:25-07:00September 8th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The Success in Education Foundation is a public charity created to promote excellence in education, increase literacy, and help Utah students prepare for post-secondary education. They are driven by a commitment to excellence in education and a desire to contribute in a meaningful way to every student’s educational experience. They seek to [...]

7 09, 2020

Speaking on Business: The Buckner Company

By |2020-09-18T08:33:08-07:00September 7th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: The Buckner Company This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. The Buckner Company, a Utah-based full-service brokerage insurance firm, has a mission to deliver outstanding service, exceptional value and continual innovation to customers. During this global pandemic, their mission has become even more important. Chairman and CEO, [...]

7 09, 2020

2020 Chamber Champion: Juanita Meske

By |2020-09-10T19:14:39-07:00September 7th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Juanita F. Meske is a senior account executive at Deseret Digital Media. Deseret Digital Media connects communities with an array of online sites, consumer services, and social media channels. She negotiates, presents, and sells all digital assets for KSL.com and DeseretNews.com. Juanita has been a long-time member and supporter of the Salt [...]