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Business Leaders Forum

The Business Leaders Forum (BLF) is a weekly lecture series held Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m. in the Gail Miller Business Building, Room 123 on Salt Lake Community College's Taylorsville Redwood Campus and sponsored by SLCC's Gail Miller School of Business.

Visit BLF on YouTube to see the current videos

BLF is designed to give students a taste of potential professions and career paths while learning from executives in the field. It features business leaders from a broad spectrum of industries including legal, accounting, culinary, tech, finance, HR, marketing and entrepreneurship. BLF is a for-credit class reaching online and face-to-face students of all majors. Speakers typically give about a 40-minute presentation followed by Q and A. It is held in an auditorium-style classroom on campus on Wednesdays from 1-1:50 during the academic year. Speakers generally present an overview of what students can expect from a career in the professional's field, real-world experiences, and advice for beginning their careers. Former speakers have included:

  • Chief communications officer Larry H Miller Group (Spring 2021)
  • Director of Brand Experience Domo (Spring 2021)
  • Executive Director for Community Ken Garff (Spring 2021)
  • President of Key Bank (Spring 2020)
  • Founder and CEO of Cotopaxi (Spring 2020)
  • VP of Cigna Health (Spring 2020)
  • VP of Penna Powers Advertising (Fall 2019)
  • CFO of (Fall 2019)
  • VP Zions Bank (Fall 2018)
  • President MHTN Architects (Spring 2018)

For all former speakers, topics and industries featured in the BLF, view the poster archive and find lectures from 2014-2018 in the video archive.

Darren Herder, Owner
A Philly Aided Barbers
Spring '21
Becky Potts VP and Regional Executive
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, SLC Branch
(with SLCC President Huftalin)