Derek Miller is the current CEO of Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce and will speak to our membership on how Utah and Salt Lake City are dealing with COVID; how has it impacted the chamber's work and the downtown initiative and how government policy and private sector needs intersect. Derek was the former Chief of Staff for Utah Governor Herbert, he will share some insights about ethical leadership in that role. Please join us for this free event to hear from a dynamic leader.
About Derek Miller:
Derek Miller is the president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. The Chamber is the state’s oldest business association that “stands as the voice of business.” In this role, Derek leads the business community in advocating and leading Utah’s continued economic prosperity.
Previously, Derek served as the president and CEO of the World Trade Center Utah, helping to “Promote prosperity across the state by attracting investment and increasing exports.” He also served as Chief of Staff to Gov. Herbert and as Managing Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development for Gov. Huntsman.
Recognizing his leadership, Gov. Herbert lauded Derek as, “an architect of economic opportunity and innovation,” and “instrumental in transforming Utah into one of the most competitive and fastest growing economies in the country.”
Derek began his career in Washington, D.C. as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen and as legal counsel in the U.S. House of Representatives.
He is a graduate of the J. Reuben Clark Law School and holds a Master of Public Administration from the Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University.