David Damschen, the Utah State Treasurer visited KPCW’s studios to talk about Utah Saves Week and the work he focuses on as the Chair of the Utah Council on Financial and Economic Education. Our conversation also covers the Utah State Treasurer's role as the State Treasurer and the responsibilities his office entails.
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David Damschen is the 25th treasurer of Utah, appointed to the office in 2015 and re-elected to a four-year term in 2016. As state treasurer, he is responsible for the state’s banking, cash and debt management, investment of public funds (including the $16 billion Public Treasurers’ Investment Fund), and the administration of the state’s Unclaimed Property Division.