President & Founder
Strategic Development LLC
Teri Klug is the community outreach director for Visit Salt Lake and is responsible for engaging with all constituents of Salt Lake County, with a learn, serve, grow together approach to the Visitor’s Economy. She also helps people better understand importance and value of visitors and define individual product offerings inside the fabric of each of 17 communities within Salt Lake County.
In 2013, Klug founded Strategic Development LLC, a consulting practice focused on creating meaningful partnerships for the companies she serves. The company assists its clients in all facets of business creation and expansion, and provides meaningful and timely relationship management and resources.
Prior to starting Strategic Development LLC, Klug worked for Economic Development Corporation of Utah, and served as Director Strategic Development. She was responsible for the IT, Energy, and Aerospace Clusters primarily, 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 of Utah.
Before relocating to Utah in 2009, Klug lived in Richmond, Virginia, where she served as President and Founder of Bronte Productions, an in-house consultancy firm specializing in tax credit incentives, real estate development, and business development.
Klug has also served as a United States Congressional Liaison Officer, 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, Klug was a professional ice skater and skated in Europe with Katarina Witt for about a year and a half. Over the years, she has developed an in-depth knowledge of obtaining venture capital, creating strategic partnerships, and a sound business development approach. Klug graduated from the University of Utah, and has served on Salt Lake City Transportation and Planning Committee, and the Salt Lake County Board of Adjustment. Klug continues to be involved with Urban Land Institute, where in Richmond, Virginia, she was 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. Klug loves the outdoors and has completed 7 Marathons and 1 Half Ironman.