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Theresa Foxley

Theresa Foxley

Title: President & CEO

Company: Economic Development Corporation of Utah

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Educational Background:

JD, University of Utah, 2008
BA, Political Science, Utah State University, 2004

Huntsman School Interactions:

National Advisory Board Member 2014-
Entrepreneur Leadership Series Speaker - April 3, 2019
Huntsman Venture Forum - March 23, 2018
Professional Achievement Award Recipient - November 30, 2017
Leadership Forum Series Speaker - October 27, 2017


A Utah native, Theresa is passionate about promoting the Beehive State. She has served as EDCUtah’s President and C.E.O since 2017 and has helped usher in a new era that is highly focused on internal team culture, driving stakeholder value, and economic development preparedness.

A recovering attorney and self-described “deal junkie,” Theresa has enjoyed being part of Team Utah’s efforts to attract dozens of companies on expansion and relocation projects representing various industries throughout the state, including Goldman Sachs, Vista Outdoors, Stadler Rail, and Facebook. Prior to joining EDCUtah, Theresa was a senior leader at the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Earlier in her career, Theresa represented a diverse set of clients in private legal practice on a multitude of general corporate and financial matters.

Theresa lives in Salt Lake City with her husband and son. They love spending time outdoors together with their Bernese mountain dog.

Related Huntsman News Articles:

Alumni Awards: Professional Achievement Award 2017 Recipients (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Winter 2018)

How I’m Building Huntsman (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2016)


Virtual Alumni Panel: How COVID-19 is Affecting Industry

Huntsman Venture Forum, 3-23-18

Entrepreneur Leadership Series: Shark Tank Night - April 3, 2019

Focused Fridays Leadership Forum, 10-27-17