Kirt Slaugh has served as Chief Deputy State Treasurer since 2016. During his tenure, he has managed the Office of State Treasurer’s operations and staff and has made numerous improvements to organizational structure, debt modeling, and investment processes. Prior to joining the office, Kirt was the national healthcare treasury sales manager at Key Bank, where he led a team of sales advisors, technical advisors, client managers, and analysts in consulting hospitals and health clinics on efficient solutions to improve treasury processes. While there, he implemented a consultative approach to client relationships that included in-depth client reviews to enhance efficient processes.
Prior to joining Key Bank, Kirt worked for 11 years in treasury management at Intermountain Healthcare. During his tenure there, he led and collaborated with partners on several initiatives, including improving processes by adding a healthcare lockbox and an epayables vendor payment solution and consolidating the treasury operations of several affiliated foundations. He was also responsible for short-term investing as well as investing bond proceeds from Intermountain’s debt financing.
Kirt has been an active member of the Utah Association for Financial Professionals, where he has served in several leadership positions including president in 2006. He has also served as a member and chair of the Utah Money Management Council.
Kirt lives in Stansbury Park with his wife, Tammy, and their five boys. He enjoys getting out in Utah’s mountains and remote locations to fish, mountain bike, and hike.