Steve Starks is a Keynote Speaker.
Steve Starks is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of the Larry H. Miller Company. In this capacity, Starks leads the family investment office that oversees the Miller family’s portfolio of businesses and investments. During his time with the Larry H. Miller Company, he has helped shape the organization’s growth strategy, led mergers and acquisitions, and oversaw the organization’s transformation.
Prior to this role, Starks was the president of the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment where he oversaw the award-winning renovation of Vivint Arena, securing the 2023 NBA All-Star Game, and was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the NBA franchise and related businesses.
Starks is active in the community. He currently serves as the governor’s Olympic and Paralympic Advisor and leads Big League Utah, the coalition aimed at bringing an MLB expansion team to Salt Lake City. He is the past chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Directors, the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, and served on the Weber State University Board of Trustees where he also received an honorary doctorate.
Starks has been recognized as Utah Business Magazine’s 2021 CEO of the Year and received the South Valley Chamber’s Titan Award. He was named a CEO to Watch by Family Business Magazine and was also named a Top Forty Under 40 Sports Executives by Sports Business Journal in 2018.
Starks is a graduate of Weber State University and resides in South Jordan, Utah with his wife and three daughters.