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Steve Starks

Steve Starks

Title: President

Company: Utah Jazz & Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Huntsman School Interactions:

Leadership Forum Series Speaker - September 8, 2017


Steve Starks became president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment in March 2015. In this capacity, he is also the president of the NBA’s Utah Jazz, and oversees the NBA’s Development League Salt Lake City Stars; MiLB’s Triple-A Salt Lake Bees; Vivint Smart Home Arena; Megaplex Theatres; Fanzz Sports Stores; the Tour of Utah professional cycling race; and the sports radio stations comprising The Zone Sports Network. 

Since joining the organization in 2007, Starks has contributed in a variety of management roles. He was executive vice president of Larry H. Miller Management Corporation where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, Total Care Auto and Saxton Horne Communications. 

Prior to joining the LHM Group, Starks was the managing director for Utah Policy Partnership—a public-private venture created to improve operations of Utah state government. He also helped manage Governor-elect Jon Huntsman’s transition team in 2004.
In 2011, he received the Larry H. Miller Leadership Excellence Award and was also named a Forty Under 40 awardee by Utah Business Magazine in 2012. Starks graduated from Weber State University with a bachelor’s degree in 2003. 

Steve and his wife reside in South Jordan, Utah with their three daughters.


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