Distinguished Utahn Gala Honoring Steve Young

Little America Hotel Grand Ballroom - 500 South Main St. Salt Lake City, 84101 U.S. - Salt Lake
Thu, May 25, 5:30 PM (MDT)

The Salt Lake Chapter of the BYU Management Society is proud to honor Steve Young as this year's Distinguished Utahn. Please join us for a fun-filled evening with inspiring presentations, special entertainment, elaborate dinner and the warmth of wonderful company. Details of three sponsor levels available on registration page. Individual ticket available for $80.

About this event

A native of Salt Lake City and great-great-great grandson of Brigham Young, Steve learned to and loves to ski the Utah slopes with his father, Grit. Steve returned in 1980 to play quarterback at BYU and pursue his first college degree before embarking on his professional football career. While playing professionally, Steve returned in the off-seasons and earned his law degree in 1994. Following his Pro Football Hall of Fame career, Steve has founded multiple businesses in Utah, while living and serving in the community. He currently has ownership interest in Utah based companies Beauty Industry Group, PCF Insurance, Better Being, Entrata and Dentive. He is a founding partner of the highly successful private equity firm HGGC. Steve continues to maintain a home in Provo.

Steve has been a Celebrity Ambassador with Children’s Miracle Network for almost 40 years, and also Chairman of the Board for his Forever Young Foundation, lifting under- served communities and children all over the world. Steve co-authored the New York Times best-selling book, QB: My Life Behind the Spiral and has just written and published his latest book The Law of Love.

Steve Young was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2005, and his No. 8 was retired by San Francisco 49ers organization. Young retired as the highest-rated signal-caller in NFL history and was the league’s MVP in 1992 and 1994. In all, Young won three Super Bowl titles, two as a back-up and one as a starter, when he was MVP and threw a record six touch downs in Super Bowl XXIX.

As a collegian, Steve Young was a consensus All-American and a Heisman Trophy runner-up. In 2003, he was inducted into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame. Young is currently an NFL Analyst with ESPN


Thursday, May 25
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (MDT)


Little America Hotel Grand Ballroom
500 South Main St. Salt Lake City84101


  • Pimmie Lopez

    Pimmie Lopez

    Utah Legacy Productions


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    Past President

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  • Allison Johnson

    Allison Johnson

    Immediate Past-President

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  • Nathan Giullian

    Nathan Giullian

    Executive Secretary

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  • Jason Parker

    Jason Parker

    Larson & Company


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  • Dave Austin

    Dave Austin

    Professional Development Committee Chair

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  • Ashley farr

    Ashley farr

    Distinguished Utahn Committee Co-Chair

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  • Michael Poulter

    Michael Poulter

    Distinguished Utahn Committee Co-chair

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  • Steven Roberts

    Steven Roberts

    Scholarship Committee Chair

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  • Nate Leishman

    Nate Leishman

    Professional Development Committee Member

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  • Daryl Acumen

    Daryl Acumen

    Assistant Executive Secretary

  • Eric Dahl

    Eric Dahl

    Digital Communications Chair

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