How Utah Draws Companies to the State – KCPW

Pete CodellaBusiness

KCPW hosted a panel discussion about economic development in Utah and how state and local municipalities work together to offer incentives aimed at attracting companies to relocate or expand here. Theresa Foxley, Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, talks about the state’s holistic strategies and goals for corporate recruitment. Mike Caldwell, Mayor of Ogden City, speaks about the strategies behind Ogden’s ambitions to develop its economy around outdoor recreation and advanced manufacturing. Mark DeYoung, CEO of Vista Outdoors, describes the formulaic process of decision-making his company took before choosing to locate to Utah.