H.E. “Bud” Scruggs consults with the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute on public policy and national outreach. Scruggs is currently a director of Linkem and Snowbird Ski Resort. He has extensive experience as a director of both public and private companies, including Leucadia National Corporation, American Investment Bank, Barbados Light & Power, Conwed Plastics, Fortescue Metals Group, Poseidon Nickel, Deseret Morning News, Empire Insurance and MK Gold. Previously, Scruggs served as Chief of Staff to Governor Norman Bangerter and was a co-founder and partner with Governor Michael Leavitt of the Public Affairs Advisory Group.