4 01, 2023

President’s Message: Build People to Build Business

By |2023-06-28T10:53:16-07:00January 4th, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

The new year will undoubtedly bring new challenges and opportunities, especially on the tail of the pandemic and rampant inflation. We will never know the collective emotional or financial toll this period has had on our employees, customers or families, but these challenges can help clarify our focus on people.  You may have heard [...]

8 12, 2022

President’s Message: Stand Tall by Standing Together

By |2023-06-28T14:42:30-07:00December 8th, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

As the year comes to a close and we begin to look inward, one thing becomes clear – Utah’s business community stood tall by standing together and through some of the most difficult challenges in generations. We figured out how to safely remain open during the pandemic, face supply chain breakdowns and rampant inflation, [...]

2 11, 2022

President’s Message: Civility Needed – Apply Inside

By |2023-06-28T14:34:57-07:00November 2nd, 2022|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments

Two years ago, the nation experienced a profound call to examine our hearts and minds to root out any racism lingering in our society. At the Chamber, we formed a Diversity Council and the team undertook a 21-day challenge to better understand the plight facing many of our fellow citizens. While I cannot quantify the [...]

1 10, 2022

President’s Message: Our Water Challenge Requires All-Hands

By |2023-06-28T14:49:42-07:00October 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

A recent piece in the New York Times sheds light on one of the most significant ecological events happening in the country, the drying up of the Great Salt Lake. The New York Times got it right in warning us how important the body of water is to our health and the economy. The good [...]

1 09, 2022

President’s Message: The Power of Relationships

By |2023-06-28T14:36:18-07:00September 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

An unwritten rule of business is that relationships often determine the level of success for organizations and individuals. You may have heard the saying, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with,” and we all recognize that work takes up a significant amount of our time. Therefore, we must [...]

1 08, 2022

President’s Message: Salt Lake’s “Field of Dreams”

By |2023-06-28T14:56:42-07:00August 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

“If you build it, they will come” – The iconic line from the famous baseball film Field of Dreams captured the imagination of a generation. As a community of innovators, creators and entrepreneurs, this rings true. Over the past several decades, our state and capital city have seen significant development, and with it, an influx [...]

1 07, 2022

President’s Message: Clean Air is All Our Business

By |2022-07-05T08:06:28-07:00July 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

The summer months welcome warm weather and turn our majestic mountains green with new growth. Unfortunately, that same mountainous view can also worsen the air quality, hindering our ability to enjoy Utah’s great outdoors.  Luckily, we are not powerless when it comes to our air. While the quality of Utah’s air is exacerbated by geography [...]

1 06, 2022

President’s Message: The City as Cultural Experience Capital

By |2023-06-28T14:58:37-07:00June 1st, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

As warmer weather brings more people out of homes and into our vibrant Capital City, I am reminded that the soul of any community is rooted in its culture — the steady hum of entertainment, restaurants and events that bring a place to life. We are fortunate to have all of those things and more [...]

4 04, 2022

President’s Message: Prioritizing Your Cyber Risk Management

By |2023-06-28T15:01:36-07:00April 4th, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

Cyberattacks against government targets and business infrastructure garnered major headlines last year. From ransomware and spyware to zero-days and phishing, the number of targets and capabilities of bad actors continues to grow. Any actions taking place online deserve our highest consideration for protection and defense. Cyber attacks cannot only cripple key infrastructure and business functions, [...]

2 03, 2022

President’s Message: Tough Minds and Tender Hearts

By |2022-04-01T12:08:07-07:00March 2nd, 2022|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. gave the sermon titled “A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart” in Montgomery, Alabama at the end of August, 1959. His advice from more than a half-century ago has broad and timely applicability for today’s many divisions. Legendary Mike Singletary recently said “if you are an American, you belong to me,” [...]

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