Kori Ann EdwardsDirector
Kori Ann Edwards is the managing director of strategic initiatives for the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (GOEO). In this role, Kori Ann champions Gov. Cox’s commitment to providing economic opportunity for all Utahns. The strategic initiatives portfolio is future focused, designed to cultivate prosperity and future-proof Utah’s economy.
This portfolio includes the Utah Economic Opportunity Commission, targeted industries, the Center for Rural Development outreach, Utah Office of Regulatory Relief and the UPSTART program. Additionally, Kori Ann is the legislative liaison for the office.
Kori Ann serves on numerous executive boards across the community. She is a founding member of the Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) and Northern Utah Chamber Coalition (NUCC) and currently serves as the Chair for the Ogden-Weber Technical College Board of Trustees and Board of Directors for Envision Utah, the Utah Defense Alliance (UDA) and Women in the Economy.
Kori Ann has a passion for the aerospace and defense industry bringing years of experience to the 47G board of governors. She is a graduate from Utah State University. She and her husband, Mark, have three beautiful children.