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Kelby Bosshardt
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Bosshardt brings an entrepreneurial and business development perspective to the Better City team.  Mr. Bosshardt specializes in helping communities assess their unique strengths and then identifying potential new markets or industry sectors to target.  Previous to working for Better City, he was a business development associate in the Commercial Enterprises Office at Utah State University where he managed and led commercialization efforts for a portfolio of university technologies.  Mr. Bosshardt helped develop a business plan to launch the university’s highly publicized spider silk technology. Mr. Bosshardt has also worked as a research assistant in an X-ray crystallography lab where he was awarded an American Heart Association Research Fellowship, and was co-founder and CEO of a personal care products company. 

Mr. Bosshardt graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University with a BS in Biochemistry and an MBA.

An avid fisherman, Kelby loves his home in Ogden where he has easy access to the outdoors where he spends time with his wife and son.