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 Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, to hear about his leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned, in addition to the Utah Jazz and his belief in bettering our community.

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Steve joined the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies in February 2007 and became president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment in March 2015. Since joining the organization, he has contributed in a variety of leadership roles. Steve was executive vice president of Larry H. Miller Management Corporation. He also oversaw Total Care Auto Powered by Land Car and Saxton Horne Communications.

Prior to joining the Larry H. Miller Group, Steve worked for Governor Jon Huntsman where he helped manage the governor’s transition team, and then he led a public-private partnership aimed at improving the efficiency of state government. Steve is very active in the community and currently serves as chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors.