It was our honor to host Ambassador Jon Huntsman, former governor of Utah and former US Ambassador to China and former US Ambassador to Russia. The ambassador addressed the club from his location in Utah. Hundreds of sponsors, members, and guests joined us virtually. The event started with a tribute to Walter Mondale both from former Congressman Tim Penny and Ambassador Huntsman.
The audience was rapt with attention while Ambassador Huntsman provided a historical and current day perspective of diplomacy and trade. He said it is a happy day for Beijing and Moscow when the US is divided. A highlight was the audience Q&A. Tim Penny, Economic Club Founder and Vice Chair moderated. The ambassador addressed questions surrounding trade and negotiation with China and Russia.