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Commissioner Tanner Ainge, Commission Vice-Chair

Commissioner Ainge - Commission Vice-ChairBiography

Tanner Ainge began his service on the Utah County Commission in January of 2019. He and his wife Heidi are residents of Alpine and are parents to 5 children (3 sons and twin daughters). Prior to entering public service, Tannerís business career was focused on advising companies on the legal, financial and strategic issues involved in large-scale mergers and acquisitions.

Tanner earned his Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University. He served as a missionary in West Africa and later helped form a non-profit organization focused on assisting and mentoring African entrepreneurs. He also spent time in China and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese.

His hope is to serve the people of Utah County by consistently leading government functions with character, common sense, fiscal discipline, and a long-term, results-oriented approach.