Michael O’Malley

Corporate Recruitment Outreach Director, GOED

Michael O’Malley has served as business marketing director for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development since 2011, and is now in a new role as the Corporate Recruitment Outreach Director. Previously he filled a similar role with for the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Initiative, which he joined in 2006. Prior to state government, Michael worked for GE for 14 years in corporate payment processing and computer leasing. He was past president of the Utah Lacrosse Association and remains an active lacrosse official. In his spare time, he is a Deer Valley mountain host and hiking guide, and a licensed Idaho whitewater river guide. He lives in Park City, UT and is a graduate of Pomona College (Phi Beta Kappa).


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