Senior Advisor to the Governor for Housing Policy and Innovation
Steve Waldrip completed his undergraduate studies in English at Brigham Young University, received a law degree from the University of Utah and a Master’s in Taxation from the University of Washington. After practicing law for a short time, he took a job with the Boyer Company in Utah at the beginning of the Business Depot Ogden project. As project manager he helped bring in $500 million in private investment into BDO and Ogden, negotiated $250 million in lease transactions and helped create over 4000 new jobs.
He served two terms in the Utah House of Representatives, and co-founded a social benefit real estate fund, Rocky Mountain Homes Fund, where he worked for several years. He is currently serving as the Governor’s Senior Advisor for Housing Strategy and Innovation, a role he assumed in December of 2023. In addition he serves on the Board of United Way Northern Utah, the Utah Commission on Housing Affordability, and the Board of the Utah Housing Corporation.