Unprecedented Partnerships Make the State Best for Business and Careers
In November, Forbes released its sixth annual look at the business climates of the 50 states. And like its 2010 review, Forbes picked Utah as the "Best State for Business and Careers."
Why? "No state can match the consistent ...July 2, 2012
Utah Programs Give Companies a Leg Up in Exporting
Franz Kolb knows what he’s supposed to do: “The role of government is to create the international business environment and then step back and let business do business,” he says.
It’s this attitude that helped set the...July 2, 2012
A Strong Infrastructure Makes Doing Business in Utah a Breeze
Whether it’s the interstate or the information superhighway, the Beehive State’s infrastructure has what it takes to keep businesses buzzing, and the Utah Legislature is maintaining its investment in roads and IT to ensure that comp...July 2, 2012
Utah’s Financial Services Industry is Strong, Stable…and Ready to Lend
Utah may be a desert—but it’s an oasis of capital for businesses looking to launch, expand and grow. The State’s financial services industry is remarkably diverse and strong, encompassing large national banks, a network of com...July 2, 2012
A Robust Economy Spurs Development across the State
Every revolution needs a starting point. For downtown Salt Lake City, that point of origin is the brand-new City Creek Center.
Long before it officially opened for business in March, the $1.5 billion mixed-use development was being hailed a...July 2, 2012
From Coal to Windfarms, Utah is Home to Abundant Energy Sources
Utah is a unique place in numerous ways but one aspect that makes the Beehive State especially stand out is its abundant natural resources—old and new.
The State is rich with traditional, renewable and unconventional energy resources....July 2, 2012
The One-Stop Shop for Business Support
The woodworker’s plane helps shape and smooth raw lumber into precise form and functional purpose. It is the culmination of a journey of one industry and the beginning of something new. For virtually every trade, there is an associated to...July 2, 2012
Off the Slopes, Utah Proffers Tremendous Cultural Opportunities
Utah has earned a reputation for offering visitors hardcore activities that get the adrenaline going: skiing, rock climbing, and mountain and road biking, among plenty of others. But Utah has a softer side, too. Arts and cultural attractions st...July 2, 2012
Chief of Staff to Governor Gary R. Herbert
Derek Miller has spent his entire career working to increase the efficiency of government. He first got a taste for kaizen-ing public entities after graduating from Brigham Young University with Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor ...July 2, 2012
Utah’s First Lady, Manager and Champion
When Gary Herbert assumed the mantle of Utah Governor in 2009, the state’s citizens also gained an energetic, accomplished First Lady with a powerful work ethic and a deep commitment to Utah and its families.
While raising six &...July 2, 2012
Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development
C2+E2 = Success. That’s a mantra that Spencer Eccles instills in his team at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. It looks like math, but it’s actually a more human calculus that relies on interactions and relationsh...July 2, 2012
SALT LAKE AREA
Murray - PHYSICIAN GROUP OF UTAH opened the Hernia Center of Utah, located at 5980 South Fashion Place Boulevard in Murray. The freestanding clinic brings together the newest techniques and materials in hernia repair. This is P...July 1, 2012
SALT LAKE AREA
SME Steel Contractors, Inc. appointed WAYNE SEARLE as its CEO. Searle has served as president of SME Steel for the past four years. He has more than 34 years of experience in the structural steel construction industry.
NICK...July 1, 2012
Every movie buff has an Apocalypse Now moment, a turning point when a film becomes a perspective-altering experience, says Tori Baker, executive director of the Salt Lake Film Society (SLFS). “These moments change you as an individual and...July 1, 2012
Mark Meadows was always bound for medicine—he started his career as an ambulance attendant just after graduating high school. Almost 30 years later, Meadows’ role has shifted from bedside care to business, but helping patients is st...July 1, 2012