Foxley assumes the President/CEO role at EDCUtah after most recently serving as the Deputy Director of Corporate Recruitment and Business Services at the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). During her tenure, Foxley worked with dozens of companies on expansion and relocation projects, including Goldman Sachs, Vista Outdoors, Procter & Gamble, Solar City and Stadler Rail.
As Deputy Director of GOED, Ms. Foxley helped develop the strategic direction of the office and oversaw corporate recruitment, incentives, Utah’s International Trade and Diplomacy, the State Trade and Export Promotions program, and various other programs designed to help expand Utah’s economy.
Prior to her time at GOED, Ms. Foxley was a business and finance attorney with the Salt Lake office of Ballard Spahr, a law firm with 14 offices nationwide, where she represented a diverse set of clients on corporate and financial matters including mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Foxley has also served as corporate counsel to a venture-funded company during its acquisition by and integration with a larger publicly traded company.
Ms. Foxley received her undergraduate degree from Utah State University and Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Ms. Foxley lives in Salt Lake City with her husband and son. They enjoy spending time outdoors together with their Bernese mountain dog.