5 12, 2019

Congressman Ben McAdams: Job-creating U.S. Finance Agency renewal will help keep Utah’s economy humming

By |2019-12-05T11:30:48-07:00December 5th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring—an unemployment rate of only 2.5 percent, with 51,200 jobs added since October 2018. Utah’s private sector industry groups such as professional and business services, and information lead the way. To help keep our economic engine humming, I recently voted to renew the U.S. export credit agency to [...]

2 12, 2019

President’s Message: Homeless Shelters Transition: We Must Provide Refuge and Assistance to Those in Need

By |2019-12-02T11:05:56-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

As Shelter the Homeless is following through on plans to build and staff new resource centers and has closed the Road Home shelter on Rio Grande Avenue, some are expressing concern that people in need will literally be left out in the cold. These concerns are borne out of empathy and compassion — great qualities [...]

2 12, 2019

Sherry Weaver: What does it mean to be brave?

By |2019-12-02T11:03:20-07:00December 2nd, 2019|Blog, BWF, Policy|Comments Off on Sherry Weaver: What does it mean to be brave?

It was April 1990 and there I sat in my Toyota Corolla with my sister by my side. The car was packed to the gills with all my worldly possessions along with a case of Molson Golden in the U-Haul car-top. One must understand, where I was going I wasn’t sure I’d ever get to [...]

19 11, 2019

Shop Local This Small Business Saturday: November 30

By |2019-11-19T09:16:01-07:00November 19th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

It’s time to start thinking about your holiday shopping. Just like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday has become a holiday ritual embraced by shoppers in local communities all over the United States. According to American Express, small business owners generated an estimated $17.8 billion on Small Business Saturday in 2018. This year’s [...]

15 11, 2019

Top Tips to Get Ready for Small Business Saturday®, Proudly Backed by American Express

By |2019-11-15T12:52:40-07:00November 15th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, the Salt Lake Chamber is proud to join with American Express to support the 10th annual Small Business Saturday® this November 30. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition and part [...]

12 11, 2019

Salt Lake Chamber Hosts 43rd Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon

By |2019-11-12T13:41:32-07:00November 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (November 12, 2019) – Local business women heard from inspirational speakers, gained business insights, and recognized the accomplishments of those helping to make a difference in our community at the 43rd Annual Women & Business Conference and ATHENA Awards Luncheon. Two-time Olympic medalist and U.S. National Champion Nancy Kerrigan provided the [...]

10 11, 2019

6 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Jennifer Williams

By |2019-11-08T13:57:20-07:00November 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Recently named Chief Brand Ambassador, Jennifer Williams brings six years of experience working in different capacities for Dental Select, including product development manager and Chief Experience Officer. In her new role, she oversees distribution channel relationships to help drive awareness of the Dental Select brand and technology. Previously, Jennifer has held a variety of positions, [...]

9 11, 2019

6 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Melanie Vartabedian

By |2019-11-08T14:05:44-07:00November 9th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Melanie Vartabedian is a partner of Ballard Spahr, LLP. She focuses on complex commercial litigation matters, including commercial contract and real estate disputes, securities litigation, and intellectual property litigation. Melanie has litigated cases in state and federal courts across the country, and also has experience representing clients in arbitrations and government investigations. She represents real [...]

8 11, 2019

5 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Christy Tribe

By |2019-11-08T11:04:15-07:00November 8th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on 5 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Christy Tribe

Christy Tribe is the president and CEO for Junior Achievement of Utah. She spent the first 10 years of her career in the corporate world in various roles, including managing art production at FranklinCovey and as a senior interactive project manager at Dahlin Smith White Advertising. She has also worked as a development officer in [...]

7 11, 2019

7 Questions with 2019 Pathfinder Mikelle Moore

By |2019-11-07T10:29:58-07:00November 7th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Mikelle Moore has been a part of Intermountain Healthcare’s leadership team for over 20 years. In April 2017, Mikelle joined the Executive Leadership Team and serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Community Health Officer. In this role, Mikelle leads system-wide prevention and community health improvement efforts insupport of Intermountain’s mission of helping people live [...]