This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. Last year Deseret Book announced that a new president would lead the company – the second woman to direct the firm since its founding more the 150 years ago. Here’s Laurel Day, the president of Deseret Book.


Since 1866, Deseret Book Company has been the market leader in providing content and lifestyle products for Latter-day Saints and other people of faith. Based in Salt Lake City, our family of brands reaches millions of customers every year through our retail stores, publishing imprints, digital content, events and ecommerce platforms.

Deseret Book is grateful for our partnerships with hundreds of content creators, from New York Times best-selling authors and billboard charting artists to craftsman who help us provide faith-based fine art and home décor, including one of the largest nativity collections in the country.

We have more than 1000 employees are committed to our mission of cultivating stories, writings, art and other forms of media to strengthen and better reflect the diversity of our customer base. Find out more about by visiting one of our stores or checking out our website:


Deseret Book has 18 stores in Utah and numerous other locations across the U.S., selling everything from religious books and art, to baptismal gifts and handicrafts, and more. I’m Derek Miller with the Salt Lake Chamber, Speaking on Business.