Nicholas Thiriot is the communications director for the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. He serves as the primary media contact for the Institute and also assists with a wide variety of projects related to economic research, special programs, and events. He is also responsible for managing all website content, coordinating the design and release of Institute publications, and maintains all social media channels for the Gardner Policy Institute.
Mr. Thiriot earned his B.S. in Political Science and Master of Public Policy, both from the University of Utah. Prior to joining the University of Utah, his previous work experience included special projects with Salt Lake City Corporation’s Division of Housing and Neighborhood Development, the Utah Nonprofits Association, and the Utah Governor’s Office. Additionally, he has done work with national media outlets on a variety of production projects across the country and abroad.