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Who We Are

A private, non-profit organization founded in 1987, the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) catalyzes capital investment and strategic economic opportunities to create quality jobs in Utah. Our vision is to create a prosperous and resilient economy for generations of aspiring Utahns.

EDCUtah is a statewide economic development organization (EDO) specializing in corporate recruitment, economic research, site selector marketing, and community development. A partner of the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity for corporate recruitment, EDCUtah is supported by state government, local governments, and organizations from the private sector.

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Sister Organizations

Northern Utah Economic Alliance logo.

Our sister organization covering Davis and Weber Counties

Reports

Awards, KPIs, and wins.

Our Values

EDCUtah is committed to providing a safe and respectful workplace where diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are highly valued among our staff, investors and clients. We value different experiences, ideas, perspectives and backgrounds and know that respect for the individual as well as diversity in all respects contributes to a stronger and more creative Utah.

Our people and our work are guided by five core principles:

Impact

We care about the communities and clients we serve, and we believe in the impact we deliver.

Transparency

We operate transparently and as responsible stewards of our investors’ resources.

Curiosity

We strive to become credible subject matter experts who are curious, data-driven, and always learning.

Inclusivity

We value different experiences, ideas, and backgrounds and create opportunities for employees’ development.

Connection

We cultivate a trusted network of partner relationships inside and outside of the state to drive economic prosperity for Utah.

Our Team

Executive

Scott Cuthbertson

Scott Cuthbertson

President & CEO
Stephanie Frohman

Stephanie Frohman

Senior Vice President of Strategy & Partnerships
Jill Kirsling

Jill Kirsling

Chief Financial Officer
Greta Hepworth

Greta Hepworth

Investor Engagement Manager
Erika Dean

Erika Dean

Executive Assistant & Office Manager
Val Hale

Val Hale

Community Ambassador Consultant

Business Development

Erin Farr

Erin Farr

Vice President of Business Development
Katherine Morrell-Moser

Katherine Morrell-Moser

Senior Business Development Manager
Rex Buys

Rex Buys

Business Development Manager
Spencer Layton

Spencer Layton

Business Development Analyst
Jaime Hernandez

Jaime Hernandez

Utah Inland Port Authority Project Manager
Greg Bisping

Greg Bisping

Director of Community Strategy
Lucas Hoeksema

Lucas Hoeksema

Intern
Heather Phipps

Heather Phipps

Intern

Marketing

Sara Adelman

Sara Adelman

Vice President of Marketing
Andy Pham

Andy Pham

Marketing Production Specialist
Justice Russell

Justice Russell

Marketing Events Specialist
Michael O'Malley

Michael O'Malley

Marketing Consultant

Research

Michael Stachitus

Michael Stachitus

Director of Research
Olivia Midgley

Olivia Midgley

Research Project Manager

Our Board

Board of Trustees

EDCUtah’s Board of Trustees and Board of Advisors consist of a powerful array of community leaders. With a roster including business executives, city mayors, county commissioners, educators, and top leaders in state and federal government, our Board provides EDCUtah with planning and direction to ensure the continued growth of Utah’s economy.

Officers

Judd Cook

Chair of the Board

Dominion Energy

Tom Morgan

Private Sector Vice Chair

Zions Bank

Commissioner Brandon Gordon

Public Sector Vice Chair

Utah County

Gary Hoogeveen

Secretary

Rocky Mountain Power

Board Members

Rob Moore

Big-D Construction

Matt Hirst

CRS Consulting Engineers

Commissioner Bob Stevenson

Davis County

Mayor Troy Walker

Draper City

Christy Alter

Goldman Sachs

Mayor Mike Caldwell

Ogden City

Mayor Dawn Ramsey

South Jordan City

Mayor Debbie Winn

Tooele City

President Taylor Randall

University of Utah

Mayor Dirk Burton

West Jordan City

Christian Gardner

Gardner Company

Mayor Jenny Wilson

Salt Lake County

Beth Holbrook

Utah Transit Authority

Brennen Brown

D.A. Davidson

Carine Clark

Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity

Mayor Erin Mendenhall

Salt Lake City

Commissioner Gage Froerer

Weber County

Janice Co

WCF Insurance

Alan Matheson

Point of the Mountain Land Authority

Ben Hart

Utah Inland Port Authority

Commissioner Larry Jensen

Carbon County

Ryan Meyer

Clyde Companies

Josh Caldwell

Mortenson

Reed Laws

Your Employment Solutions

Lloyd Allen

Larry H. Miller Company

J. Steven Price

Price Real Estate

Jason Hill

Rio Tinto

Dan Richards

SelectHealth

Ex Officio Members

Derek Miller

Ex Officio

Salt Lake Chamber

James Jackson III

Ex Officio

Utah Black Chamber of Commerce

Abby Osborne

Ex Officio

Utah House of Representatives

Governor Spencer Cox

Ex Officio

State of Utah

President Deneece Huftalin

Ex Officio

Salt Lake Community College

Kimberly Shelley

Ex Officio

Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Senator Stuart Adams

Ex Officio

Utah State Senate

Ari Bruening

Ex Officio

Envision Utah

Natalie Gochnour

Ex Officio

University of Utah

Elizabeth Cantwell

Ex Officio

Utah State University

Brian Steed

Ex Officio

Jonathan Freedman

Ex Officio

World Trade Center Utah

Keith Vorkink

Ex Officio

Brigham Young University

Jefferson Moss

Ex Officio

Utah System of Higher Education

Board of Advisors

Lance Bullen

Colmena

Nadia Letey

CBRE

Chris Kirk

Colliers

Jennifer Somers

Comcast

Greg Nelson

CRS Engineers

Ron Mortimer

Horrocks Engineers

Ibi Guevara

Hunt Electric

Christopher Gamvroulas

Ivory Homes

Taylor Woodbury

Woodbury Corporation

Jace Johnson

KeyBank

Jeff Palmer

Layton Construction

Kathleen Weron

Ogletree Deakins

Sina Sharifan

Midwest D-Vision Solutions/ Commercial Interiors

Andrea Verkic

Morgan Stanley

Seth Garner

Procter & Gamble

Slade Opheikens

R&O Construction

Miguel Rovira

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah

Mike Squires

UAMPS

Amber Gracanin

US Bank

Tricia Pilny

CCG

Betsy Voter

Michael Best

Chris Christiansen

Bank of America

Geoff Green

Rio Tinto

David Stahl

Hillcrest Bank

Scott Parson

Staker Parson Materials & Construction

Chad Dilley

Zions Bank

Matt Day

Sunrise Engineering

Dane Hill

Property Reserve Inc.

Gary Coker

Newmark

Ben Seastrand

Gardner Company

Scott Robbins

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty

Jenny Prescott

All West Communications

Greg Nelson

Millstream Partners

Rhet Wadsworth

Wadsworth Development

Donavon Minnis

Engage Contracting

Wendy Leonelli

J. Fisher

Sam Elder

D.A. Davidson

Sam Leisk

McWhinney

Daniel Thomas

St. John Properties

Chris McCluskey

VanTrust

Katalin Henderson

JP Morgan Chase

Jill Burton

Dominion Energy

Lisa Romney

Rocky Mountain Power

Matthew Stapley

Suburban Land Reserve, Inc.

Max Backlund

Lumen

Mike Sivulich

Jacobsen Construction

Nathan Boyer

Boyer Company

Ike Ikeme

RevRoad

Kersten Swinyard

Salt Lake County

Nathan Goodrich

Helix Electric

John Cowan

Hensel Phelps

Alberto Garcia

Google Fiber

Trever Nicholl

Lincoln Property Company