Peter Reichard appointed President of Utah Foundation

June 05, 2017 (

The Utah Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Peter Reichard as the organization’s new president. Reichard will take over from long-time President Steve Kroes on July 1, 2017.

Reichard comes to Utah Foundation after 15 years with the Bureau of Governmental Research in New Orleans, where he served as Director of Research. He is currently president of the Governmental Research Association (GRA), the national organization of governmental research professionals, and he has served as a GRA trustee since 2010. Earlier in his career Reichard was a journalist; his work included serving as managing editor of a business weekly. He holds degrees from Loyola University in New Orleans (B.A.) and Fordham University in New York (M.A.).

“Steve has worked with the Utah Foundation board and staff to build a remarkable legacy,” Reichard said. “I am deeply honored by the opportunity to help advance this organization’s critical work on behalf of Utahns.”

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