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Curtis Bramble

Curtis Bramble

Title: Utah State Senator, District 16

Company: US Government

Location: Provo, Utah

Educational Background:

BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University
MS, Accounting, Brigham Young University

Huntsman School Interactions:

MSHR Executive Program Guest Speaker - February 5, 2010


Curtis S. Bramble, CPA and Senate Majority Leader, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants. After beginning his college career at the University of Notre Dame, he earned his Bachelors and Masters degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University. He founded Bramble & Company CPA’s in 1986, and in 2001, after being elected to the Utah Senate, merged with Gilbert & Stewart CPA’s in Provo.

Senator Bramble is a fixed wing and hot air balloon a pilot and owns Stars & Stripes, Inc., a hot air balloon company, with former Utah House Majority Leader, Jeff Alexander. He and his family are actively involved in motorcycle touring, mountain climbing, scouting, antique automobiles, skydiving, skiing, backpacking, fishing, hunting, scuba diving, and boating at Lake Powell.

Elected to the Utah State Senate in November 2000, Bramble is in his second term in the Utah Senate, where he currently serves as Senate Majority Leader.

Senator Bramble’s recognitions and awards include:

  • Taxpayer Advocate of the Year, Utah Taxpayer’s Association
  • Spirit of Excellence Award, Utah Highway Patrol
  • Distinguished Service Award, Utah Realtors
  • Outstanding Leadership in Energy Award, Association of Energy Users
  • Hero on the Hill, Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities
  • Friend of Business, Utah Business Coalition
  • Toll Fellow, Council of State Government
  • Honorary Trooper, Utah Highway Patrol
  • Honorary Colonel, Utah Highway Patrol
  • Friend of the Taxpayer, Utah Taxpayer’s Association
  • Legislator of the Year, Utah Health Insurance Association
  • Outstanding Leadership, Utah Valley University
  • Technology Builder, Utah Information Technology Association

Over the past 30 years, his involvement in professional and community service organizations has included:

  • Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Provo Housing Authority
  • Provo Airport Board
  • Utah Transit Authority
  • Provo Rotary Club

Senator Bramble is actively involved in the Republican Party at the local, state and national levels, currently serves on the Provo Rotary Club Board of Directors, and is the State Chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council.

He is married to Susan Mackay of Provo, and they are the parents of six children and four wonderful granddaughters and one grandson.