Two New GOED Board Members Announced

Brittany HancockNews

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the appointment of Brad Bonham and Jesse Turley to its Board of Directors.

The GOED Board consists of 15 members appointed to four-year terms by Utah’s governor with the advice and consent of the Utah Senate. The GOED Board helps promote and encourage the economic, commercial, financial, industrial, agricultural and civic welfare of the state.

Brad Bonham

Brad Bonham is the founder and CEO of Walker Edison, one of the nation’s fastest-growing e-commerce dropship furniture companies. Bonham has a 100% CEO rating on

Jesse Turley

Jesse Turley is a private banking client advisor. He has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and an MBA from the University of Connecticut School of Business.

The new GOED Board members replace Jerry Oldroyd and Lorena Riffo-Jensen. GOED Board member, Carine Clark will replace Mr. Oldroyd as the new chair. Clark has more than 20 years of experience in the technology sector and has been president and CEO of Banyan, MaritzCX and Allegiance Software. Ms. Clark currently serves as chair of Silicon Slopes Commons.

“We thank Jerry Oldroyd and Lorena Riffo-Jensen for their dedicated service as members of the GOED Board. Jerry, as Board chair, has devoted many hours and we know Carine will do great things as the new board chair,” said Val Hale, GOED’s executive director. “We also welcome Brad and Jesse in their new roles. Their diverse experience will be an asset to the state as we continue to grow Utah’s robust economy.”

Learn more about the Governor’s Economic Development Board.