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The What and Why of DEI at Mortenson

We caught up with Maja Rosenquist, Senior Vice President; Joffrey Wilson, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI); and Salt Lake Business Development Executive, Josh Caldwell, to learn more about Mortenson’s practices.

Project Alaska: Denali Therapeutics Joins Salt Lake City’s Life Sciences Hub

Denali Therapeutics, Inc. plans to open an office in Utah, potentially adding up to 100 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next 10 years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $40 million.

Project Moon: Sunwest Bank to Expand in Sandy

Sunwest Bank will be expanding its office in Utah, adding up to 63 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next five years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $250,000.

Project Cool: CaptiveAire Finds Warm Reception in St. George

CaptiveAire Systems, Inc. will open an office in Utah, adding up to 50 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next seven years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $2.6 million.

Project Springfield/Robin: Plastic Ingenuity Chooses Tooele City

Plastic Ingenuity, Inc. will open an office in Utah, adding up to 96 new high-paying jobs in the state in the next 15 years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $70 million.

A Conversation with Nubia Peña, Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs - Part II

We continue our conversation with Nubia Peña, Director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs. You can read Part I here.  

Fox File #97: EDCUtah and DEI

You’ve heard us talking a lot more about “DEI” or “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” lately.

A Conversation with Nubia Peña, Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs - Part I

Nubia Peña was appointed as the Director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs in June 2019 and was recently named Senior Advisor of Equity and Opportunity for Governor Cox’s administration. We recently marked a year of the COVID-19 pandemic and we caught up with her to find out more about efforts to support multicultural communities during the public health crisis and beyond. Here's Part I.

Qualtrics: DEI, Data, and TACOS

Homegrown Utah technology leader Qualtrics is working to ensure Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are central to their company’s culture and a matter of course for their employees. We caught up with Farren Roper, Global Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, to learn more about the initiative and how the company deploys technology in the effort.

Project Good Chi: Saraya USA Inc. Finds a Home Sweet Home in Orem

Saraya USA Inc. DBA Lakanto is opening a manufacturing and distribution operation that is projected to bring 140 new jobs to Utah over the next three years. The expansion includes capital expenditures of $25 million.

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