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Dan HemmertREPRepublican American businessman and politician
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UTResidence (state)

Daniel Hemmert is an American businessman and politician who served as a Republican member of the Utah Senate from 2016 to 2021. He was appointed in August 2016 in order to succeed Alvin B. Jackson, who had resigned the previous month.Hemmert owns a dry cleaning business known as Red Hanger Cleaners and in the past has worked as a chief financial officer for OrangeSoda and JR Miller Enterprises. He ran for a full term to the Senate seat in the 2016 election, and won. Hemmert also served as an alternate delegate for Mitt Romney to the 2012 Republican National Convention.Hemmert joined the Republican primary to serve as Utah's 4th congressional district's representative, challenging Ben McAdams. He was considered an early leader in the primary. However, he dropped out of the race in December 2019, citing problems transitioning out of his leadership position at Red Hanger.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Brigham Young University
JD Law
2003 - 2007
Brigham Young University - Marriott School of Management
MBA Finance
2003 - 2007
Brigham Young University
BA Economics
1998 - 2001
Past Positions1 - 15 of 15
Majority Whip
Utah State Senate
2018 - 2021
Utah State Senate
2016 - 2021
Utah State Senate
Vice President
Red Hanger
2015 - Current
Chief Financial Officer
JR Miller Enterprises
2009 - 2015
Managing Director
Dakota Pacific
2012 - 2015
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
2008 - 2009
Chief Financial Officer
Horizon Partners Limited Company
2008 - 2009
Partners Group
2007 - 2008
Senior Associate
Sundance Capital
2006 - 2007
SR Funding
2003 - 2006
Summer Associate
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Zions Bancorpration
Financial Analyst
Zions Bank
2001 - 2003
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Advisory Board Member
Utah Sports Commission
2019 - Current
Board Member
Utah Symphony/Utah Opera
2019 - Current
Sundance Mountain Sports Education Foundation
2014 - 2016
Utah State Bar
2007 - Current
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Retirement and Independent Entities Appropriations, Utah State Senate
Former Chair
Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee, Utah State Senate
Former Chair
Judiciary Interim Committee, Utah State Senate
Former Member
Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee, Utah State Senate
Former Member
Revenue and Taxation Confirmation Committee, Utah State Senate
Former Member
Health and Human Services Confirmation Committee, Utah State Senate