1-800-574-UTAH (8824)


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.

For nearly 40 years, EDCUtah has provided businesses with the resources they need to relocate or expand their business operations in Utah. We specialize in corporate recruitment, economic research, community strategy, and site selector marketing. EDCUtah is Utah’s only statewide economic development organization supported by both public and private sector organizations.

Sister Organizations

Northern Utah Economic Alliance logo.

Our sister organization covering Davis and Weber Counties


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:


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


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


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


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


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

Our Team


Scott Cuthbertson

Scott Cuthbertson

President & CEO
Jill Kirsling

Jill Kirsling

Chief Financial Officer
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
Jared Stewart

Jared Stewart

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

Investor Engagement

Greg Bisping

Greg Bisping

Vice President of Community Strategy
Greta Hepworth

Greta Hepworth

Investor Engagement Manager


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


Michael Stachitus

Michael Stachitus

Director of Research

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.


Judd Cook

Chair of the Board

Enbridge Inc.

Tom Morgan

Private Sector Vice Chair

Zions Bank

Commissioner Brandon Gordon

Public Sector Vice Chair

Utah County

Gary Hoogeveen


Rocky Mountain Power

Board Members

Rob Moore

Big-D Construction

Matt Hirst

CRS Consulting Engineers

Commissioner Larry Jensen

Carbon County

Ryan Meyer

Clyde Companies

Brennen Brown

D.A. Davidson

Commissioner Bob Stevenson

Davis County

Brie Davis

Delta Air Lines

Mayor Troy Walker

Draper City

Christian Gardner

Gardner Company

Christy Alter

Goldman Sachs

Carine Clark

Governor's Office of Economic Opportunity

Lloyd Allen

Larry H. Miller Company

Josh Caldwell


Mayor Mike Caldwell

Ogden City

Alan Matheson

Point of the Mountain Land Authority

J. Steven Price

Price Real Estate

Jason Hill

Rio Tinto

Thom Carter

Rocky Mountain Power

Mayor Erin Mendenhall

Salt Lake City

Mayor Jenny Wilson

Salt Lake County

Dan Richards


Mayor Dawn Ramsey

South Jordan City

Mayor Debbie Winn

Tooele City

President Taylor Randall

University of Utah

Jason Perry

University of Utah

Ben Hart

Utah Inland Port Authority

Beth Holbrook

Utah Transit Authority

Janice Co

WCF Insurance

Commissioner Gage Froerer

Weber County

Mayor Dirk Burton

West Jordan City

Reed Laws

Your Employment Solutions

Ex Officio Members

Keith Vorkink

Ex Officio

Brigham Young University

Ari Bruening

Ex Officio

Envision Utah

Stephanie Frohman

Ex Officio

Janet Quinney Lawson Institute for Land, Water and Air

Derek Miller

Ex Officio

Salt Lake Chamber

President Deneece Huftalin

Ex Officio

Salt Lake Community College

Governor Spencer Cox

Ex Officio

State of Utah

James Jackson III

Ex Officio

Utah Black Chamber of Commerce

Kimberly Shelley

Ex Officio

Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Abby Osborne

Ex Officio

Utah House of Representatives

Senator Stuart Adams

Ex Officio

Utah State Senate

Elizabeth Cantwell

Ex Officio

Utah State University

Jefferson Moss

Ex Officio

Utah System of Higher Education

Jonathan Freedman

Ex Officio

World Trade Center Utah

Board of Advisors

Jenny Prescott

All West Communications

Chris Christiansen

Bank of America

Nathan Boyer

Boyer Company

Tricia Pilny


Greg Nelson

CRS Engineers

Chris Kirk


Jennifer Somers


Sam Elder

D.A. Davidson

Brad Simons

Enbridge Inc.

Ben Seastrand

Gardner Company

Alberto Garcia

Google Fiber

Nathan Goodrich

Helix Electric

John Cowan

Hensel Phelps

David Stahl

Hillcrest Bank

Ron Mortimer

Horrocks Engineers

Ibi Guevara

Hunt Electric

Christopher Gamvroulas

Ivory Homes

Katalin Henderson

JP Morgan Chase

Mike Sivulich

Jacobsen Construction

Jami Marsh

Jones Lang LaSalle

Bryan Hoenigman


Jeff Palmer

Layton Construction

Trever Nicholl

Lincoln Property Company

Betsy Voter

Michael Best

Sina Sharifan

Midwest D-Vision Solutions/ Commercial Interiors

Greg Nelson

Millstream Partners

Andrea Verkic

Morgan Stanley

Jeff Rossi


Kathleen Weron

Ogletree Deakins

Seth Garner

Procter & Gamble

Dane Hill

Property Reserve Inc.

Slade Opheikens

R&O Construction

Miguel Rovira

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah

AJ Rounds


Geoff Green

Rio Tinto

Lisa Romney

Rocky Mountain Power

Kersten Swinyard

Salt Lake County

Daniel Thomas

St. John Properties

Scott Parson

Staker Parson Materials & Construction

Matthew Stapley

Suburban Land Reserve, Inc.

Scott Robbins

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty

Matt Day

Sunrise Engineering

Mike Squires


Amber Gracanin

US Bank

Jeffrey Thomas

Umpqua Bank

Chris McCluskey


Taylor Woodbury

Woodbury Corporation

Chad Dilley

Zions Bank