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West Valley City Journal

Springmeyer named WVC Economic Development Director

Jun 06, 2024 10:44AM ● By Tom Haraldsen

Jonathan Springmeyer is the new Economic Development Director for West Valley City. (Courtesy of West Valley City)

West Valley City Council has approved the appointment of Jonathan Springmeyer as the community’s new Economic Development Director. His appointment was confirmed at a council meeting in early May. His appointment was recommended by city manager Ifo Pili.

He has been serving as the Fiscal Manager for the Redevelopment Agency of West Valley City, as well as the city’s Chief Sustainability Officer. All told, he has worked for over 20 years in economic development and related government areas.

While serving as Vice President and then as President of Bonneville Research, he oversaw projects for multiple Utah municipalities, including Salt Lake City, Spanish Fork, Provo, Taylorsville, West Valley City and Holladay. 

Springmeyer earned his degree in Political Science from the University of Utah, where he was a student leader. His community service involvement includes the Holladay City Village Center Collaboration Team, the Josie Johnson Memorial Bicycle Ride Organizing Committee, and former Chapter Adviser for the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at the University of Utah. λ