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Business Environment

Our People


Ray Chipman
Committee Chair
Partner at Squire and Company

Jake Berry

Jake Berry
Vice Chair
Sales Strategy and Operations Manager at Google Fiber

Chamber Contact

Steve Lockhart

Our Mission

Our committee is the driving force in Utah County for a healthy business environment. We promote deregulation, a positive work atmosphere and good public policy. We continue to promote free-market principles that will allow current and new businesses to thrive.

- Ray Chipman, chair

Business Environment

To compete successfully, business owners and managers must continuously study the environment, innovate and adapt their businesses accordingly. The Chamber’s mission is to identify, endorse, and advocate for principle-based policies that create an environment in which new and existing businesses can prosper.

Why Join the Business Environment Committee?

  • Network with influential individuals
  • Gain access to research
  • Understand chamber member's perspectives
  • Be a part of important conversations
  • Enjoy insights into currently active initiatives
  • Develop initiatives to promote change
  • Make your voice heard

Our Plans

Our committee has three focused goals to improve the business environment in Utah:

  1. Review strategies and methods and support bills which decrease government regulations on occupational licenses
  2. Identify post-pandemic response strategies and policy priorities.
  3. Continue to develop partnerships with businesses, public/private organizations, municipalities and educational institutions to advance the mission of the Chamber.

The Business Environment Committee meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:00 AM MST. Contact us to get involved!

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