The Utah Valley Chamber is pleased to announce the hire of Andy Pierucci as the new director of public policy and business development.
“Andy is an outstanding addition to the team and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Utah Valley Chamber. We are more than excited to have him part of the Chamber,” said President and CEO Rona Rahlf.
Pierucci has spent the past four years working for the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food in several different policy and market enhancement roles. Most recently he was the Director of the Marketing, Communications, and Economic Development Division where he oversaw all department communications, the Utah’s Own program, and the international trade program.
Additionally, Pierucci has extensive experience in political campaigns and the policy process. He was Congressman Bishop’s campaign manager for three years and has worked on campaigns at every level of government. He currently serves on the Utah District Export Council, is a member of the Young Professionals Board for the American Cancer Association and was recently appointed to the Utah Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.
Pierucci got his undergraduate degree from Utah State University in Political Science and a minor in International Studies. He also has a certificate in Business, International Relations and the Political Economy from the London School of Economics, and recently finished a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Utah with an emphasis in International Management.
“Utah County is an economic powerhouse,” says Pierucci. “I can’t wait to work with business leaders across the county and around the state on issues that impact us all.”
As the director of public policy and business development, Pierucci will implement strategic initiatives for county-wide public policy advocacy and marketing and sales strategies to support member retention and acquisition. Pierucci starts June 17, 2019.
The Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce is a community of members that supports and advocates for its member businesses and promotes a healthy and robust business environment in Utah County.