Spotlight: Chris Gamvroulas

chris gamvroulasChris Gamvroulas is president of Ivory Development, the land acquisition and development affiliate for Ivory Homes. Chris joined Ivory Homes in 1993, and was appointed president of Ivory Development in 1996. Since that time Chris has overseen the land acquisition, planning, entitlement and construction of over 15,000 home sites, and hundreds of acres of retail, industrial and commercial properties totaling nearly $1.5 billion in real estate assets. The Ivory family of companies includes Ivory Homes, Ivory Development, and ICO Commercial Companies.

Prior to joining Ivory, Chris worked in state government for eight years in several capacities including three years as Assistant Director of the Division of Business & Economic Development, and five years at the Utah Film Commission. Chris completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah.

In 2006, Chris was recognized as a "40 under Forty Business Leader" by Utah Business Magazine. In 2007 Chris was featured in Utah Business Magazine's "Utah's Most Admired Companies", and has been a past recipient of the Salt Lake Home Builders Association "President's Award for Outstanding Achievement".

Chris serves in leadership positions on the boards of various community and civic groups including the Policy Advisory Board of the Harvard Joint Centers for Housing Studies, National Association of Homebuilders BuildPAC Trustee, as Chair of the Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee, Executive Committee of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors, President of the Utah Property Rights Coalition, Advisory Board of the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah, Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Greek Orthodox Community of Greater Salt Lake, the Community Leaders Committee of the United Way of Utah, and as Past Chair of the Better Business Bureau of Utah.

Chris is the proud father of three teenagers, Andrew, Georgia, and Magdalene.

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