19 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Leslie Snavely

By |2019-03-19T09:25:55-07:00March 19th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with Leslie Snavely, CHG Healthcare's new Chief Digital Officer. Snavely joined CHG in 2010. [...]

12 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Mayor Dawn Ramsey

By |2019-03-12T10:50:50-07:00March 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with South Jordan City Mayor Dawn Ramsey. Dawn Ramsey’s passion for the City of [...]

5 03, 2019

Women’s History Month: 20 Questions with Virginia Pearce

By |2019-03-12T11:41:54-07:00March 5th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Women's History Month|0 Comments

This Women's History Month we're sitting down with female leaders from around the state to talk about their path to success, what inspires them and how others could follow in their footsteps. In this episode of Building Utah we sit down with Virginia Pearce, director of the Utah Film Commission. With 20 years of experience [...]

6 02, 2019

Computer Science in Every Utah School

By |2019-02-06T11:18:21-07:00February 6th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Utah State Board of Education recently adopted a computer science framework for all K-12 schools in Utah. This 2019 legislative session, the Salt Lake Chamber is supporting updating our state's education system to include access to high-quality computer science education for every student. Joining us in this episode of Building Utah to talk more [...]

30 01, 2019

Building Utah: 2019 Clear the Air Challenge Kickoff

By |2019-01-31T09:09:05-07:00January 30th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The 2019 Clear the Air Challenge starts Friday, February 1, 2019. The Challenge, issued by business, government and community leaders, is a month-long competition designed to encourage Utahns to reduce their vehicle emissions by choosing alternatives to driving alone. Joining us for this episode of Building Utah is Thom Carter, Executive Director of the Utah [...]

23 01, 2019

Smart Planning for Utah’s Transportation Infrastructure

By |2019-01-24T08:10:54-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Research shows Utah’s population expected to double over the next 50 years. Whether we like it or not, this growth is inevitable. How we handle this growth will have a direct impact on our future economic success and overall quality of life. That’s why the Salt Lake Chamber is focusing our efforts in 2019 on [...]

16 01, 2019

Chamber’s 2019 Legislative Priorities: Environment

By |2019-01-16T20:55:25-07:00January 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

As the Salt Lake Chamber gears up for the 2019 Legislative Session, we’re getting the word out early about what some of our major focuses will be this year. 2019 will be all about growth and how today’s actions shape tomorrow’s future. In this Building Utah podcast, we sit down with Dave Smith, president of [...]

10 01, 2019

Health Care is a Business Issue

By |2019-01-14T09:16:42-07:00January 10th, 2019|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

About 61%, or approximately 2 million Utahns, purchase health insurance through employers. This is the highest in the nation and significantly higher than the U.S. average of 49%. For this reason, it is critical that Utah’s employers play a larger role in the future of our state’s health care system and have more flexibility and [...]

19 12, 2018

Building Utah: Solutions to Utah’s Looming Housing Crisis

By |2018-12-20T12:10:35-07:00December 19th, 2018|Blog, Housing Gap Coalition, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

For the first time in 40 years, Utah has more families looking for housing than we have housing units. Supply is not keeping up with demand, so much so that we currently have a 54,000 unit shortage. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with Clint Betts, executive director of Silicon Slopes and [...]

13 12, 2018

Building Utah: How WGU is helping to address Utah’s workforce needs

By |2018-12-13T10:22:48-07:00December 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

Here at the Salt Lake Chamber one of our major priorities has always been education because we know the number one way to create and sustain a qualified workforce is through education. In this episode of Building Utah, we sit down with the new president of Western Governors University, Scott Pulsipher. Pulsipher discusses how WGU [...]