Salt Lake City

Department of Economic Development

Phone: (801) 535-7200 | Email:

Jacob Maxwell

Jacob Maxwell

Deputy Director, Department of Economic Development385-256-5565

Jacob Maxwell has managed economic and workforce development programming for over 15 years. For the first 10 years of his career, he managed public assistance programs that helped families out of poverty and homelessness. More recently, he served Salt Lake City businesses by bringing his experience in convening businesses and community partners to tackle large employment barriers, developing talent pipelines for entry level to professional workforce, and ensuring Salt Lake City remains involved in innovative training pathways.