The 13th annual Utah Economic Summit was held on Friday, May 17, 2019, at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Gov. Gary R. Herbert recognized individuals and companies that have made long-time, significant contributions to Utah’s economic development, local communities and industry. Recipients of the governor’s economic development awards live and work full-time in Utah and have supported the local economy for a decade or more.
Utah Businessperson of the Year — Crystal Call Maggelet, FJ Management Inc.
Maggelet is the CEO of FJ Management Inc., a diversified family business that includes brands like Maverik, Big West Oil, and Pilot Flying J, as well as other family businesses including TAB Bank and Crystal Inn. She serves on the Utah State University Board of Trustees, Intermountain Healthcare Board, Savage Services Board, and the Zions Bank Advisory Board. Maggelet gives back in many ways, including her management of the family’s charitable giving through the FJM Impact Fund, focused on scholarships for education.
Utah Business of the Year — Pluralsight
Pluralsight’s mission is to democratize technology skills. The company provides an enterprise platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience. Its platform helps businesses and individuals close technology skills gaps in critical areas, innovate faster, and meet core objectives.
Utah International Business of the Year — Qualtrics
The Utah International Business of the Year award is presented to a successful Utah business that delivers products or services to the global marketplace and elevates Utah’s status as a worldwide hub for business and innovation. The Qualtrics XM Platform is a system of action, used by teams, departments, and entire organizations to manage four core experiences of business – customer, product, employee, and brand.