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Deputy Director

Updated Photo Aug. 2016

Theresa A. Foxley
Deputy Director

As Deputy Director in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), Ms. Foxley helps develop the strategic direction of the office, oversees corporate recruitment and incentives, Utah’s International Trade and Diplomacy, the State Trade and Export Promotions program, and various other programs designed to help expand Utah’s economy.

Prior to her recent appointment at GOED, Ms. Foxley was a business and finance attorney with the Salt Lake office of Ballard Spahr, a law firm with 14 offices nationwide, where she represented a diverse set of clients on corporate and financial matters including mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Foxley has also served as corporate counsel to a venture-funded company during its acquisition by and integration with a larger publicly traded company.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Foxley worked as a team member in the corporate recruitment office of GOED where she managed corporate incentives and worked closely with many of the office’s public and private partners.

Ms. Foxley received her undergraduate degree from Utah State University and Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Ms. Foxley lives in Salt Lake City with her husband.