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Business Advisory Board

Housed in the Department of Economic Development, the Business Advisory Board seeks to encourage economic development and targeted industry relocation within City boundaries. The board also helps direct City economic policy, promote small business growth, support local entrepreneurship, and assist the City in remaining responsive to the business community.

Contact Information

Roberta Reichgelt

Business Development Director 

Roberta.Reichgelt@slcgov.com

For Agenda and Minutes, please visit the Salt Lake City listing in the Utah Public Notice Database.

Ordinance and Governing Documents


Vacancies

Please see below for upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates.

If you are interested in serving on this board, please fill out and submit an application online.  Please include “BAB Application” as the title and also send a separate email to Roberta Reichgelt (Roberta.reichgelt@slcgov.com) to inform her of your application.

Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.


Meeting Information

Second Wednesday of every month, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

City and County Building, Room 126, 451 S State, Salt Lake City


Member Qualifications

Up to eleven members, appointed by Mayor Erin Mendenhall, serve on the Business Advisory Board. In addition to their advisory duties, Business Advisory board members serve as ambassadors of the City, educating various groups and communities of Salt Lake City’s policies to encourage business development within City boundaries. Each member serves a four-year term and must be at least 21 years of age.

Residency Requirements: Must be a resident or have ownership interest in a business located within Salt Lake City.


Powers and Duties

To foster an equitable and robust business ecosystem as ambassadors, advocates, and advisors.


Current Members

MemberBusinessDistrictServing SinceTerm Expiration
Alfonso Brito Santo Taco120202024
Jeff CarletonMountain West Hard Cider320192023
Andy RobertsonIoniq320212025
Pook CarsonPatrick 402 Partners LLC420222026
Darin PiccoliThe State Room420212025
Jocelyn KearlThird Sun Productions520222026
Abudujannah SoudKafe Mamai520182022
Sue RiceCeltic Bank620162023
Karen GunnGunn Consulting Cooperative620162023
Scott LyttleTea Zaanti720212025
Vinay CardwellYoung Professionals SLCex-officio member20212026
Kristina OlivasDowntown Allianceex-officio member20192022
Edward BennettSuazo Business Centerex-officio member20202021