Wilford W. Clyde, Chairman of Clyde Companies, is set to be honored as the recipient of the 44th Giant in Our City award given annually by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce.
“We could not be more excited for Wilford to be honored as the next ‘Giant in Our City,’” said Derek Miller, president & CEO, Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance. “His leadership, business acumen and stewardship are exceptional. At his core, Wilford is a builder, not only of highways, bridges and dams, but of communities. He serves on numerous boards and donates his time and resources to help secure our future. Wilford is a true leader and an example anyone can aspire to.”
The award honors those with exceptional and distinguished service, as well as extraordinary professional achievement, and is widely recognized as the most prestigious business award given in Utah.
The event will take place on April 27, 2023, from 6-9 p.m., and will include a reception, dinner, and program at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Learn more about the black-tie event and register on the Salt Lake Chamber’s website to celebrate Clyde’s accomplishments and dedication to the community.
About Wilford Clyde:
Clyde is currently chairman of Clyde Companies, the premier critical infrastructure and construction materials and services provider in the Intermountain West, headquartered in Orem, Utah. He is a lifelong resident and former two-term mayor of Springville. After graduating from BYU in accounting, Clyde began working in the family construction business, Geneva Rock, eventually becoming president.
In 2001, Clyde was named CEO of Clyde Companies, and has overseen a time of unprecedented growth in its mission to “Build a Better Community.” Clyde Companies has expanded to nearly 5,000 employees and close to $2.5 billion in revenue. Clyde Companies’ subsidiaries include WW Clyde, Geneva Rock, Sunroc, Sunpro, IHC Scott, Bridgesource, GWC Capital, and Beehive Insurance.
Clyde has served the community in many capacities, including past chair of the Salt Lake Chamber, the Utah State Board of Regents, chair of the Utah Manufacturers Association, president of the Utah Associated General Contractors, chair of the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce, chair of the Board of Trustees of Utah Valley University, and national president of the Brigham Young University Cougar Club.