15 02, 2024

The Business Case for Employee Health: Sentari Minor Presents Master Class on Workplace Wellness

By |2024-02-15T10:02:41-07:00February 15th, 2024|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

As discussions and research on mental health and wellbeing gain momentum, especially following the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly apparent that mental health is a matter that impacts not only communities but also workplaces. On Feb. 8, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a Master class titled “The Business Case for Employee Health” to discuss what businesses can do to take action.

8 02, 2024

President’s Message: Nurturing Small Businesses is Vital to Utah’s Economic Prosperity

By |2024-02-07T14:27:02-07:00February 8th, 2024|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

In 1969 Khosrow Semnani arrived in Salt Lake City as a student with less than $50 in his pocket. He had dreams of attending a U.S. university, aspirations to become a successful business owner, and goals to give back to his community. He worked jobs as a janitor, painted houses, mowed lawns and found other [...]

25 01, 2024

The Work Activity Center’s Spring Fling Gala

By |2024-01-25T13:09:27-07:00January 25th, 2024|Member News|0 Comments

The Work Activity Center is seeking sponsors for the Spring Fling Gala on March 1. All proceeds from the Spring Fling Gala will go towards establishing a foundation grant system to help fund people that can't access state funding to get the services they need. Services include a community day program, residential services including [...]

25 01, 2024

Three Things You’ll Learn at “The Business Case for Employee Health”

By |2024-01-25T10:53:28-07:00January 25th, 2024|Blog|0 Comments

The state of Utah stands out with its thriving economy and a remarkable roster of successful companies, contributing to our business community’s continued success. However, amidst this prosperity, the prevalent challenge of mental health looms large. As highlighted in "Utah Informed," a recent publication from the Kem C Gardner Policy Institute, a staggering 25.3% of [...]

8 01, 2024

New Resource to Assist Business Community With Fair Chance Hiring Practices

By |2024-01-08T10:56:14-07:00January 8th, 2024|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Community Builders have released the “Fair Chance Hiring Guide,” a new resource for the business community to learn about hiring individuals previously involved with the justice system and make a positive impact on the lives of those seeking a second chance. “Involvement with the justice system is incredibly common. [...]

3 01, 2024

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah Names Jim Guemple Market President

By |2024-01-03T14:35:01-07:00January 3rd, 2024|Member News|0 Comments

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah has announced Jim Guemple as its new market president. Guemple will have broad market leadership responsibility in Utah, including oversight of strategy and growth for the health plan and community involvement, bringing more than 20 years of health care experience to the role. He comes to Regence from United Healthcare, [...]

2 01, 2024

President’s Message: New Year, New Utah

By |2023-12-28T08:16:58-07:00January 2nd, 2024|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

Happy New Year! The countdown, fireworks and celebrations not only mark the start of a new year but also symbolize fresh beginnings, endless possibilities and exciting prospects. Much like turning the page of a beloved book, in this new year, Utah will continue the strides made in the past chapter. And I am enthusiastic about [...]

28 12, 2023

Kaddas Enterprises CEO Joins Executive Committee of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

By |2023-12-28T09:17:21-07:00December 28th, 2023|Member News|0 Comments

Kaddas Enterprises has announced that CEO Natalie Kaddas has joined the Executive Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the principal governing body of the world’s largest business organization. Kaddas has served on the U.S. Chamber Board of Directors since March 2020 and was appointed Chair of the U.S. Chamber of [...]

14 12, 2023

Salt Lake City Ranked #1 for Ease of Doing Business in North America

By |2023-12-14T10:17:33-07:00December 14th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Salt Lake City is the top city in North America for ease of doing business, according to a report by Arizona State University. The Doing Business in North America report, released by ASU’s Center for the Study for Economic Liberty takes an in-depth look at regulations that enhance or restrain business activity and provide insight [...]

7 12, 2023

President’s Message: Embrace the Spirit of Giving Through Mentorship

By |2023-12-12T09:09:02-07:00December 7th, 2023|Blog, President's Message|0 Comments

‘Tis the season of giving back and serving our community. Traditionally, this time of year prompts discussions about supporting charities and local organizations, and extending a helping hand to those in need. While these acts of generosity are vital and impactful, I would like to propose a method of giving back that is a [...]

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