Now that the dust has settled from the 2022 Utah State Legislative Session, the impact on local, small business is coming into sharp focus. Wondering how the bills that were passed will affect your Utah business? Join us on Thurs., March 31st at 8am for our Legislative Wrap-Up Breakfast. UIBC Advocacy Chair Carol Elliott and Co-Chair Jon Parry will welcome special guest speaker Frank Pignanelli (Salt Lake attorney, lobbyist and political adviser), who will share his own humorous take on the session’s high (and low) points.
Location: FAV Bistro, 1984 E Murray Holladay Rd, Holladay, UT
Date & Time: March 31, 2022 – 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Admission: Tickets are $22/person for UIBC members and $25/person for non-members and includes a buffet breakfast.
Order of Events
7:45 am – Check in & light breakfast buffet is served
8:00 am – Welcome & Introductions – Carol Elliott & Jon Parry
8:05 am – Frank Pignanelli – 2022 Legislature Wrap-Up
9:00 am – Q & A
9:25 am – Closing remarks
9:30 am – Event concludes
Our Guest Speaker
Frank Pignanelli, Partner, Foxley & Pignanelli
Frank Pignanelli is one of the youngest Utahns ever elected to state office, where he served in the House of Representatives for 10 years. As a Democrat, he spent 6 of those years as Minority Leader. Frank was a practicing attorney and active in general litigation until 1993 when he was appointed Vice President and General Counsel of BlueCross BlueShield of Utah.
Frank also serves on the Advisory Board for the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at The University of Utah and The University of Utah Venture Fund (An investment firm that partners with well-known venture capital firms to provide college students with unique opportunities.). Frank is a recipient of Emeritus-Lifetime membership in the Utah Independent Business Coalition (formerly Vest Pocket), and is the longest serving member of the Utah Symphony & Opera Board.
Additionally, Mr. Pignanelli writes a Sunday column on political activities in Utah for the state’s second-largest daily newspaper, the Deseret News. Also, Pignanelli is a frequent speaker and political commentator for various civic and business gatherings throughout the state.