Teri Klug founded her consulting practice Strategic Development, LLC in 2014. Her company focuses on creating meaningful partnerships while assisting its clients in all facets of business creation and expansion, and provides meaningful and timely relationship management, proposal development, and implementation, as well as, strategy and resource management.
Prior to starting Strategic Development LLC, Teri worked for Economic Development Corporation of Utah, and served as Director Strategic Development. Teri was responsible for the IT, Energy, and Aerospace Clusters, and all corporate/membership development for the organization. While there she created over 17,000+ new jobs, added billions in new capital investment for the State, and worked with amazing companies like: eBay, Adobe, Boeing, Exelis, Hexcel and ATK, as well as bringing the largest utility grade solar project to the State. Just before relocating to Utah in 2009, Teri lived in Richmond, Virginia, where she served as President and Founder of Bronte Productions, an in-house consultancy firm specializing in connecting teams and creating meaningful proposals for both State and Federal Historic Tax Credit Incentives, and projects using PPEA Legislation. As well as, creating opportunities in real estate development, and provided full service in house marketing/business and proposal development for a large Architecture Firm. Teri has also served as a United States Congressional Liaison Officer, and Operations and Planning Specialist for FEMA, the Education Division Manager for a financial investment firm in Sydney Australia, a Venue Operations Manager for the Sydney Olympic Organizing Committee, for the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, Vice President of Business Development for Dardick Technology, and during college served the State of Utah in Flood Mitigation. Many years ago, she was a professional ice skater and skated in Europe with Katarina Witt for about a year and a half. She has been very fortunate over the years to develop an in-depth knowledge of obtaining venture capital, creating meaningful partnerships, and sound strategies.
She is a graduate of the University of Utah, and has served on Salt Lake City Transportation and Planning Committee, and the Salt Lake County Board of Adjustment. Teri continues her involvement with the Urban Land Institute, where in Richmond, Virginia, she served as a Member of the Executive Committee, and creator of the Young Leader’s Program. She is a Licensed Real Estate Agent, and has successfully completed Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Financial Analysis training. Teri has excellent oral and written skills. She is a speaker and trainer, and often gives speeches to audiences on best business practices and how to expedite wanted outcomes. Teri loves the outdoors and has completed 7 Marathons and 1 Half Ironman.