This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. Deseret Management Corporation oversees many familiar for-profit commercial companies. Here to tell us more is DMC’s Senior Vice President, Gary B. Porter.


All DMC companies operate under a unified mission: to “be trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.” I want to share a brief profile of each branch of our company.

Founded in 1905 to help protect widows and orphans, Beneficial Life is the oldest life insurance company based in the Intermountain West.

Bonneville Communications offers expertise in strategic marketing and advertising, product development, design, and social media.

Bonneville International owns and operates 21 radio stations throughout the West, including Salt Lake City’s premier station, KSL television.

Hosted by Deseret Digital Media, News and Marketplace connect the community through content and commerce.

Deseret Book Company is a leader in the publishing and retailing of values-based books, music, religious art, and home décor. Deseret Book owns Covenant Publishing, Seagull Book, Excel Entertainment, LDS Living Magazine, and Time Out for Women.

The Deseret News is Utah’s oldest continually published daily newspaper and is recognized nationwide for its unique brand of news (print and digital), analysis, and commentary on issues affecting all of us.

Temple Square Hospitality Corporation provides hospitality for Temple Square visitors, including restaurants and catering services for weddings, special occasions, and events.


We’re grateful for the talents and resources DMC brings to Utah! I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, and this is Speaking on Business.