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GOED Confirms New Board Chair

June 23 2017 - 1:32 pm
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*attached contains the following: News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov GOED Confirms New Board Chair SALT LAKE CITY (June 23, 2017)— The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board recently approved two changes in leadership. Jerry Oldroyd, senior counsel at Ballard Spahr, will now serve as board chair….


Podium Poised to Grow in Silicon Slopes

June 08 2017 - 1:09 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Nico Dato Podium VP of Marketing 801-758-0580 press@podium.com Podium Poised to Grow in Silicon Slopes SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Podium, Inc. will expand in Utah, adding up to 426 jobs to the…


Alliance Data to Expand Utah Operations

June 08 2017 - 1:09 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Rachel Stultz Alliance Data 614-729-4890 rachel.stultz@alliancedata.com Alliance Data to Expand Utah Operations SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced Columbus, Ohio-based Alliance Data will expand in Utah, adding hundreds of jobs to the community and…


GOED Approves Amazon Expansion in Utah

June 08 2017 - 1:02 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov GOED Approves Amazon Expansion in Utah SALT LAKE CITY (June 8, 2017)—In its public meeting today at the Utah State Capitol, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board approved Amazon for a post-performance incentive agreement to begin carrying out a new…


Three New GOED Board Members Confirmed

May 22 2017 - 1:28 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Three New GOED Board Members Confirmed SALT LAKE CITY (May 22, 2017)— The Utah Senate confirmed the appointment of three new members to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board of Directors. They will be officially sworn in at the next board…


Varo Money to Open Utah Office

May 11 2017 - 1:10 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Aaron Valentine Varo Money Operations 801-725-0965 aaron.valentine@varomoney.com Varo Money to Open Utah Office SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—Varo Money and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the financial technology company will expand to Utah, planning to add several…


EP Systems Selects Cache County for Manufacturing Site

May 11 2017 - 12:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Nathan Millecam President & CEO 480-416-2624 Nathan.millecam@ep-sys.net EP Systems Selects Cache County for Manufacturing Site SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—Electronic Power (EP) Systems and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the aerospace battery manufacturing company will expand to…


Litehouse to Expand Manufacturing in Southern Utah

May 11 2017 - 12:20 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Morgan Mittie Litehouse 208-920-2070 mmittie@litehouseinc.com Litehouse to Expand Manufacturing in Southern Utah SALT LAKE CITY (May 11, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that Litehouse Inc. will expand its manufacturing operations in Hurricane, adding up to 165 jobs to…


Utah Schools Receive Official State STEM Designation

May 08 2017 - 10:03 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Utah Schools Receive Official State STEM Designation SALT LAKE CITY (May 8, 2017)—The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Friday approved eight public schools for the Utah STEM School Designation. This is the second group of schools to be…


STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced

April 19 2017 - 10:55 am
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*attached contains the following: Click here for photos. News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, Marketing Communications Specialist STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov STEM Innovation Award Recipients Announced SALT LAKE CITY (April 19, 2017) – The STEM Action Center will hold its third annual STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with Utah Technology Council as part…