Gov. Herbert meets with aerospace companies at Paris Air Show
Utah is one of the top states in the nation for aerospace and defense. This sector is an increasingly important part of our economy, and working with world-class aerospace companies creates opportunities for more Utahns to thrive. This week at the Paris Air Show, Gov. Gary R. Herbert met with top executives from the following […]
Gov. Herbert discusses technology apprenticeships at Stadler Rail facility in Switzerland
Stadler Rail has just opened a new permanent manufacturing location in Utah. This state-of-the-art facility — just five minutes from the Salt Lake City Airport — builds rail cars for transit authorities around the country and projects to employ 1,000 workers and generate nearly $576 million in wages. Last Friday, Gov. Herbert visited Stadler Rail’s […]
Governor and First Lady Launch 2019 Summer Reading Program
Elementary school students across the state of Utah are invited to participate in a summer reading challenge. Students who read 20 minutes a day and report their reading by July 15 to ReadToday.com will receive a ticket to a Salt Lake Bee’s Game at Smith’s Ball Park. Read Today Night at the Smith’s Ball Park […]
Gov. Herbert proclaims day of remembrance in recognition of 75th anniversary of D-Day
Gov. Gary R. Herbert proclaimed an official day of remembrance today, on the 75th anniversary of June 6, 1944, D-Day. D-Day marked a turning point in the war against the Axis powers when brave soldiers, sailors and airmen of the United States and our Allies first secured a toehold on mainland Europe — an essential […]
Governor Gary R. Herbert – Biography
Governor Gary R. Herbert took office in 2009 and is currently the nation’s longest-serving governor. During his time in office, he has kept a resolute focus on economic development, improving Utah’s educational excellence, and working today to guarantee that Utah will continue to maintain its high quality of life far into the future. Under his leadership, Utah’s economy has risen to a position of national and international success.
Governor Herbert was born and raised in Utah County, where he would eventually serve as a County Commissioner for 14 years. He attended Brigham Young University, served six years in the Utah National Guard (from 1970-1976), and started a successful real estate brokerage and development company, Herbert and Associates Incorporated.
He served as the past president of the Utah Association of Realtors and the past president of the Utah Association of Counties…Read More