13 02, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Clark Ivory

By |2019-02-13T14:54:25-07:00February 13th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with Clark Ivory, CEO of Ivory Homes, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the Utah Community Builders and more. If you have ideas or thoughts [...]

6 02, 2019

Computer Science in Every Utah School

By |2019-02-06T11:18:21-07:00February 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah State Board of Education recently adopted a computer science framework for all K-12 schools in Utah. This 2019 legislative session, the Salt Lake Chamber is supporting updating our state's education system to include access to high-quality computer science education for every student. Joining us in this episode of Building Utah to talk more [...]

30 01, 2019

Building Utah: 2019 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2019-01-31T09:09:05-07:00January 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The 2019 Clear the Air Challenge starts Friday, February 1, 2019. The Challenge, issued by business, government and community leaders, is a month-long competition designed to encourage Utahns to reduce their vehicle emissions by choosing alternatives to driving alone. Joining us for this episode of Building Utah is Thom Carter, Executive Director of the Utah [...]

23 01, 2019

Smart Planning for Utah’s Transportation Infrastructure

By |2019-01-24T08:10:54-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Research shows Utah’s population expected to double over the next 50 years. Whether we like it or not, this growth is inevitable. How we handle this growth will have a direct impact on our future economic success and overall quality of life. That’s why the Salt Lake Chamber is focusing our efforts in 2019 on [...]

16 01, 2019

Chamber’s 2019 Legislative Priorities: Environment

By |2019-01-16T20:55:25-07:00January 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

As the Salt Lake Chamber gears up for the 2019 Legislative Session, we’re getting the word out early about what some of our major focuses will be this year. 2019 will be all about growth and how today’s actions shape tomorrow’s future. In this Building Utah podcast, we sit down with Dave Smith, president of [...]

10 01, 2019

Health Care is a Business Issue

By |2019-01-14T09:16:42-07:00January 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

About 61%, or approximately 2 million Utahns, purchase health insurance through employers. This is the highest in the nation and significantly higher than the U.S. average of 49%. For this reason, it is critical that Utah’s employers play a larger role in the future of our state’s health care system and have more flexibility and [...]

9 01, 2019

CEO Success Stories: Pamela Atkinson

By |2019-01-09T15:44:19-07:00January 9th, 2019|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with community advocate Pamela Atkinson, to hear about her leadership philosophy, best practices, how people can continue to give back year-round and more. If you have ideas [...]

19 12, 2018

Building Utah: Solutions to Utah’s Looming Housing Crisis

By |2018-12-20T12:10:35-07:00December 19th, 2018|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

For the first time in 40 years, Utah has more families looking for housing than we have housing units. Supply is not keeping up with demand, so much so that we currently have a 54,000 unit shortage. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Clint Betts, executive director of Silicon Slopes and [...]

13 12, 2018

Building Utah: How WGU is helping to address Utah’s workforce needs

By |2018-12-13T10:22:48-07:00December 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Here at the Salt Lake Chamber one of our major priorities has always been education because we know the number one way to create and sustain a qualified workforce is through education. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with the new president of Western Governors University, Scott Pulsipher. Pulsipher discusses how WGU [...]

5 12, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Nathan Rafferty

By |2018-12-06T09:59:18-07:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast "CEO Success Stories," Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with the CEO of Ski Utah, Nathan Rafferty, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices, the 2018-2019 ski season and more. If you have ideas or [...]