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This board works to mobilize venture equity capital for investment to help create jobs and to diversify and stabilize Utah’s economy. The board consists of five members: GOED’s executive director (or the executive director’s designee), the state treasurer, and three members appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Senate.


Sam Straight, board chair, shareholder, Ray Quinney & Nebeker PC
David Damschen, Utah state treasurer
Val Hale, executive director, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development
Derek Miller, president and CEO, Salt Lake Chamber

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