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Gov. Spencer Cox appoints Theresa Foxley and Dan Hemmert to Inland Port Authority



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SALT LAKE CITY (April 12, 2022)  – Gov. Spencer J. Cox has named Theresa Foxley and Dan Hemmert to the Inland Port Authority Board. 

In March, the Utah Legislature handed HB443 which requires the governor to nominate two people to the Inland Port Authority Board: one who’s engaged in statewide financial improvement or company recruitment and retention; and one who’s engaged in statewide commerce, import and export actions, overseas direct funding, or public-private partnerships.

“Over a few years, Theresa and Dan have demonstrated their dedication to Utah and their talent in financial improvement, public-private partnerships and negotiation,” Gov. Cox mentioned. “I’m so happy they’re prepared to carry their experience to serve the pursuits of Utahns of their new roles on the Inland Port Authority Board.” 

Theresa Foxley is president and CEO of EDCUtah, a place she’s held since 2017. An legal professional who enjoys placing offers collectively, Foxley has attracted dozens of corporations on enlargement and relocation initiatives representing varied industries all through the state, together with Goldman Sachs, Stadler Rail, and Fb. Previous to becoming a member of EDCUtah, she was a senior chief on the Governor’s Workplace of Financial Growth. Earlier in her profession, she represented a various set of purchasers in non-public authorized observe on a mess of normal company and monetary issues. She has a bachelor’s diploma in political financial system from Utah State College and a regulation diploma from the College of Utah.

Dan Hemmert is government director of the Governor’s Workplace of Financial Alternative (Go Utah). Previous to his appointment, Hemmert owned and operated Purple Hanger Cleaners, a multi-store retail dry cleansing operation and a catastrophe restoration/cloth restoration enterprise. He additionally was a associate in 5 eating places and a managing director of a personal fairness fund amongst different enterprise ventures. Hemmert additionally served within the Utah State Senate, the place he was the Republican Majority Whip. He has an undergraduate diploma in economics, a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration, and a regulation diploma, all from Brigham Younger College. 

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