Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative Part of Newly Formed EDCUtah Foundation

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:11

In nearly two decades in economic development, EDCUtah chief operating officer Mike Flynn had seen nothing like the recent pandemic-driven hiatus in site visits. But times are changing.

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 08:18

For what she calls his “exit interview,” EDCUtah’s Theresa Foxley sat down with David Lang of Goldman Sachs, who recently announced his retirement after more than 25 years with the firm including 12 years leading the Utah operation. He has also served on the EDCUtah Board of Trustees. Here is their conversation.

Thu, 04/29/2021 - 08:38

Thanks to Zions Bank for providing us with the seventh in a series of case studies covering the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) best practices of leading Utah businesses. We sat down with Tom Morgan, EVP of Retail, Business Banking and Omni Channel Banking, and Sui Lang L. Panoke, SVP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, to hear more about Zions Bank’s enduring commitment to DEI.

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 07:56

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.

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 08:06

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


Thu, 04/01/2021 - 13:40

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.

Fri, 03/26/2021 - 07:20

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.

Fri, 03/19/2021 - 14:58

Energy company Chevron (NYSE: CVX) is ensuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are a part of their daily operations in Utah and beyond. We spoke with Blair Blackwell, Corporate Affairs Manager, and Kristina Brown, Corporate Affairs Representative, at the company’s Utah refinery to learn more. 

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 15:20

We recently caught up with two Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) experts at Goldman Sachs - Mariany Polanco-Cruz and Jane Berger.

Wed, 02/10/2021 - 07:22


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