The Governor’s Economic Council (GEC) is a public-private partnership that works at coordinating the economic development activities that take place every day throughout the State. Council membership is based on each appointee’s leadership at economic development organizations throughout Utah. GEC members focus on forging and maintaining unprecedented partnerships between business and government to coordinate public and private efforts and further develop Utah’s growing economy.
Spencer P. Eccles, Chair
Executive Director, GOED
Mel Lavitt, Needham & Co.
Board Chair, GOED Business and Economic Development Board
Dinesh Patel, Signal Peak Ventures
Board Chair, USTAR Governing Authority
Spencer Cox, CentraCom Interactive
Co-Chair, Governor’s Rural Partnership Board
Will West, Control4
Board Chair, Utah Capital Investment Corporation
Richard Walje, Rocky Mt. Power
Board Chair, EDCUtah
Scott Anderson, Zions Bank
Board Chair, World Trade Center Utah
President, Cicero Group
Board Chair, Utah Symphony
Utah State University VP of Commercialization & Regional Dev.
Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce Chief Economist and Exec. VP