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Meet Mayor McAdams

Mayor Ben McAdamsBen McAdams was sworn into office as Salt Lake County Mayor on Jan. 7, 2013. Mayor McAdams pledged to work collaboratively, across party lines, to find efficiencies in County government and to be open and accountable to citizens.

Mayor McAdams is a former Utah State Senator. His legislative record includes strengthening child safety standards and consumer protections, eliminating housing and employment discrimination and increasing funding for mass transit.

Mayor McAdams is a corporate finance attorney who practiced law with firms in New York and Salt Lake City, where he represented clients in complex public and private securities transactions. That expertise assisted his strategic relationships involving management issues between 16 municipalities and cities within Salt Lake County.

Ben and his wife, Julie (a fellow Columbia Law School graduate) enjoy hiking with their four children and cheering at Saturday morning soccer games