Mr. Gary B. Porter is currently a Senior Vice President at Deseret Management Corporation. His responsibilities include Human Resources, Community Relations, Executive Director of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Foundation, and the President and CEO of Temple Square Hospitality Corporation.
Mr. Porter received a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics in 1978 and a master’s degree in Agri-Business Management from Brigham Young University in 1979. In 1979 he began working in the Welfare Services department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His responsibilities included management of the Church’s bishops’ storehouses, welfare farms, livestock production and processing facilities, and the Church’s Deseret Transportation fleet.