Peter Reichard           

President - Utah Foundation

Peter Reichard has nearly two decades of experience in the public policy field, and has led numerous national award-winning studies focused on economic development, planning, infrastructure, taxation and public finance. He is a previous president of the Governmental Research Association (GRA), the national organization of governmental research professionals. He currently serves on the Governor’s Education Excellence Commission and the Utah Economic Council, and participates on the boards of the Salt Lake and Utah Valley chambers.

Earlier in his career, Reichard spent 15 years with the Bureau of Governmental Research in New Orleans, where he was director of research. Prior to that, worked as an editor at a major daily and as managing editor of a business weekly. He holds degrees from Loyola University (B.A.) and Fordham University (M.A.).