The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (Go Utah) today announced the appointment of Kimberly Paluch to its Board of Directors.
The Go Utah Board consists of 15 members appointed to four-year terms by Gov. Spencer J. Cox with the advice and consent of the Utah Senate. The Go Utah Board helps promote and encourage the state’s economic, commercial, financial, industrial, agricultural, and civic welfare.
Kimberly Paluch is the founder and managing partner of Beta Boom, an early-stage venture fund that invests in software companies that build the future for women and multicultural consumers in the U.S. Before Beta Boom, she founded a Silicon Valley innovation firm where she defined the strategic vision and design of award-winning interactive products for several startups and high-profile clients. Paluch is on leadership boards for the Utah African American Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation, Womenpreneurs, Intermountain Healthcare, and the Community Foundation of Utah’s Philanthropy Committee.
Among her many accomplishments are: being named one of VC Journal Women of Influence 2021, Impact Magazine Women of Impact 2021, and Utah Business Women of the Year 2020.
Paluch replaces Douglas Dilley on the Go Utah Board.
“We’re excited to welcome Kimberly Paluch as the newest member of our board,” said Dan Hemmert, executive director of Go Utah. “Her experience in venture capital and software is impressive, and we look forward to her contributions to the Go Utah Board. We also thank Douglas Dilley for his service.”
Learn more about the Go Utah Board here.