Mike Mower serves as Senior Advisor of Community Outreach and Intergovernmental Affairs. He previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert, and has focused on interagency issues and the optimization of state government. Mower will also oversee constituent services, boards and commissions, and local government outreach. Mower served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for Gov. Jon Huntsman as well as State Planning Coordinator. Mower is a graduate of Brigham Young University and the S. J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. He also attended Utah Valley University, where he later served as a member of the Board of Trustees. He is a former aide to Provo Mayor Lewis Billings, Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt and Congressmen Howard Nielson and Chris Cannon.
Mower was raised in Ferron, Utah where he worked for several years milking cows for Lemon’s Dairy. He and his wife, Liz, are the parents of a combined seven children and reside in Salt Lake City.