Utah Prosperity Project2018-07-18T14:18:00+00:00

Prosperity Project 2.0: A New Chapter Begins

I recently started a new position as the President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. While I have been involved with the Salt Lake Chamber for many years, taking on this new role has opened my eyes to the Chamber’s expansive reach. From programs to policy issues and collaborative [...]

Utah Prepares to Transform Population Challenges Into Opportunities

Over the years, I’ve learned that you can start some amazing conversations with the phrase, “Here’s a question for you…” I used that phrase recently to start a conversation with Kristen Cox, executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Management and Budget. It’s safe to say her office is the [...]

Making Utah a Better Place for Women by Exploring the Legacy of our Past

When we talk about economic prosperity, a portion of the conversation typically involves the importance of improving our workforce diversity in the state, including the need to enhance leadership opportunities for women. Popularizing Utah Women’s History Recently, I came across Better Days 2020, a Utah non-profit focused on women’s advocacy. [...]

Legislative Session Yields Long-Term Solutions for Utah

The Utah State Legislature passed some significant measures this year that will have a long-term impact on our economic prosperity. I had the opportunity to chat with Sen. Stuart Adams about some of the most prominent measures from the legislative session. 2018 Legislation One measure created an inland port authority, [...]

Finding A Solution for Clear Air in Utah

You may not equate economic prosperity with air quality, but you should. Air quality is an important economic issue. Poor air quality hinders corporate relocation efforts, places additional regulatory burdens on businesses, increases health care costs and puts Utah’s federal highway funding at risk. Improving our air quality is essential [...]

Stimulating Economic Growth Through Corporate Recruitment

With all the news about Utah competing to win Amazon’s second HQ, this is a good time to look behind the scenes at how corporate recruitment enhances Utah’s economic prosperity. To get a better understanding of how Utah approaches corporate recruitment I reached out to EDCUtah President and CEO, Theresa [...]