Richard R. Nelson has been President and CEO of UTC since 1999. Under his leadership the $295M Engineering Initiative was passed, increasing tech & engineering graduates and the $40M STEM Action Center was created to help K-12 students and teachers embrace digital tools. In his down time you'll find him enjoying a bike ride.
A recent transplant from Washington, DC, where he served on the Bush Administration, and at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A recovering globetrotter who has enjoyed advising leaders at the highest level of business, government, and military on energy and tech issues. He’s an avid runner and musician.
Paul has served on the Utah House of Representatives, and then he later served in the Utah State Senate. Paul was also twice appointed to the State Board of Regents. He formed Paul Rogers & Associates, a highly sought after public relations and government consultancy.
Graden joined UTC in September of 2015. He previously worked as an analyst for Goldman Sachs. He graduated from BYU in 2013 with a degree in Business Management. He enjoys running/biking with his wife.
Lindsay recently relocated back to Utah from San Francisco. While there, she managed complex events for major Silicon Valley tech companies after graduating Magna Cum Laude from UVU. As a film and music enthusiast, she enjoys going to movies and concerts when not at UTC events.
Amanda is not only new to UTC, but new to Utah--originally from NYC! In her role as EA to the CEO and COO she wears many hats and enjoys the forever expanding world of tech. She has a passion for dogs, the great outdoors, volunteering, and hopes to one day live in a tiny house in the mountains.
Dana joined UTC in May, returning to Utah after a 10 year hiatus out of state. She has 25 years office management and bookkeeping experience. Dana enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family.
Amy runs UTC’s social media channels. She holds a B.S. degree in Public Relations from Utah State University.
Haili is a student at the University of Utah finishing a B.A. degree in Physics and French. Prior to joining UTC, Haili worked with technology development at the University of Utah. On her off time, she enjoys traveling and discovering new cultures, food, and art.
Natalie has been an intern at UTC since September 2016. She is currently a student at the University of Utah working to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in History and English. She enjoys playing and listening to music.
In nearly 20 years of involvement with UTC, I have seen time after time an organization that is able to bring together Utah’s best and brightest to solve some of the state’s toughest challenges.