Utah: Leading voices
Lane Beattie has been President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce since 2003, having previously served as president of the Utah State Senate during a 25 year career in real estate.
Lew Cramer is Chief Executive Officer and President of Coldwell Banker Commercial Intermountain and Managing Director of Interlink Capital Strategies Inc.. He directed the World Trade Center Utah from 2006 to 2013.
John Curtis has been Mayor of Provo since 2010. He earned a degree in business management from BYU and worked for OC Tanner and the Citizen Watch Company before becoming COO of Action Target company in 2000.
Natalie Gochnour serves as an associate dean in the David Eccles School of Business and director of The Policy Institute at the University of Utah. She also serves as the chief economist for the Salt Lake Chamber.
Joseph Grenny is a New York Times bestselling coauthor and cofounder of VitalSmarts, which consulted for over 300 Fortune 500 companies. He is also the founder of The Other Side Academy, a prison diversion program.
Val Hale is the executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Previously, he was CEO of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, and before that he served as a vice president at Utah Valley University.
Bill Hulterstrom is CEO at United Way of Utah County, where he has worked for 27 years. He has consulted nationwide with nonprofits and done training for non-governmental organizations as far away as Ghana.
Bill Lee, became a Utah County Commiss- ioner in 2014, after 25 years as as a contractor and then three years as an aide to U.S. Senator Mike Lee, no relation. Bill and his wife, Karen, are the parents of seven children.
Ben McAdams sees recidivism and home- lessness as top priorities as Mayor of Salt Lake County. He is a graduate of the University of Utah and Columbia Law School, and worked in corporate finance before entering public service.
Randy Shumway is the founder and CEO of the Cicero Group, a Utah-based strategy firm that conducts research for major corporations in 47 countries. He graduated from BYU and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.