Jefferson Moss is the divisional executive director for UVU Institutional Advancement and COO for the UVU Foundation. In this role, he provides the day-to-day management of the University endowment. He also helps facilitate new alternative investment strategies that the Foundation is pursuing. In addition, he oversees the development services team, which includes database management and prospect research. Prior to coming to UVU, Moss served as a wealth strategist for Key Private Bank. In this role, he led a team of wealth management specialists who provide comprehensive solutions for all aspects of wealth management, including trust and estate planning, financial planning, investment management, tax strategies, insurance solutions, and credit facilities.
Prior to Key Bank, Moss spent two years in San Francisco working for Credit Suisse in their Private Bank. While in the Bay Area, he cofounded the Bay Area Entrepreneurial Network, which provided training and mentoring for several hundred entrepreneurs.
Moss has been involved in launching several companies. He built his last company, Rustico, from a startup into a multimillion dollar company. After successfully selling the company, he returned to Brigham Young University where he received his MBA. While there, Moss was selected as a member of Cougar Capital, a student-run Venture Capital firm. He also worked for vSpring Capital as a portfolio consultant and for USTAR as a venture analyst.
Moss is active in the community. He currently serves as an elected member of the Utah State Board of Education. He also served on the Utah State Board of Regents and was elected to serve a term on the City Council in Saratoga Springs. He currently serves in the Utah State House of Representatives.
Jefferson received his B.A. in Political Science and his M.B.A. both Brigham Young University.