Economic ProsperityInnovation drives society forward. It allows us to get more done with less, solve complex problems, and improves quality of life. Our regulatory system should aid innovation and growth, not hold it back.
Innovative GovernanceAccountability and Transparency Government must be innovative, achieve its goals, and reduce its scope year after year. Prosperity Council pursues public/private partnerships, privatization of government functions, and innovative policies to alleviate burdens on state age...
Social EngagementUtah adds 50,000 new, out-of-state residents every year and the population is projected to double by 2050. These new residents must meet their elected officials, learn why Utah is so successful, and become engaged with the community if we are to remain a strong state. Pro...
President, Prosperity Council
Mr. Staggs is a director for an asset acquisition group and also an elected official in the state of Utah. He has held roles on Executive Management teams across multiple industries, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Utah and received an MBA from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.
Chairman, Prosperity Council
Mr. Nicosia is Chairman and CEO of Vivakor Inc., which focuses on acquiring technologies applied to natural resource assets. He has also been a director and co-founder of Quantum Sphere, Inc., a producer of nanomaterials and related technologies. Mr. Nicosia received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Executive Director, Prosperity Council
Chris is the Executive Director of Prosperity Council. He is the former Executive Director of the Hazlitt Policy Center and has 6+ years of experience in the non-profit and policy space. He has worked in various capacities on several campaigns in Utah and nationally.
Prosperity Council Op-ed in Deseret NewsLink to article here 4 ways that Utah should adopt blockchain technology During the 2019 legislative session, state Sen. Dan Hemmert, R-Orem, proposed a bill to create a task force to study how the state of Utah can adopt blockchain technology. The bill passed and just ...
Blockchain Revolution EventSALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- On September 26, 2019 Prosperity Council hosted “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution,” an event designed to promote blockchain policy and its many benefits for the state of Utah. With nearly 100 attendees the event was a hit. Jonathan Johnson, CEO ...
Medici’s Jonathan Johnson & Rep. Tyler Lindholm Presented “Freedom” AwardsSALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Prosperity Council successfully hosted “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution,” an event aimed at educating policymakers on blockchain technology and its policy implications. Prosperity Council’s goal is to create the necessary regulatory framework fo...