David Utrilla

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David Utrilla
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Born Lima, Peru
Residence North Salt Lake, Utah
Ethnicity Peruvian
Occupation CEO, U.S. Translation Company
Known for Honorary Consul of Peru

David Utrilla is the 31st member of the Utah Corps of Consuls and Honorary Consul to Peru in Utah.[1] Utrilla is also the owner and CEO of U.S. Translation Company.

Utrilla was officially appointed by the president of Peru, Alan García, and after receiving credentials from the U.S. Department of State, began serving as Utah's Honorary Consul of Peru in 2009.[2] As the Honorary Consul to Peru, Utrilla serves two main purposes: To build and strengthen ties as well as help and promote the local community.

Biography[edit]

Utrilla was born and raised in Lima, Peru, the fifth of eight children. In Lima, he studied international business at the Instituto Nacional de Comercio Internacional and economics at the University of San Martin de Porres.

In 1994, Utrilla immigrated to the United States. He enrolled in the International Business and ESL programs at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. At Weber State he began learning English and continued his education in Business Management and International Business.

In 1995 he founded U.S. Translation Company after realizing that many of the educational materials from Peru were the same as those used in the United States, just in different languages.

Utrilla is an active member of several organizations, including the American Translator's Association, as well as being on the board of directors for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board Member for the John B. Goddard School of Business and Economics at Weber State University, and the Board of Trustees for the Boys and Girls Club of Weber-Davis County.

Personal life[edit]

Utrilla resides in North Salt Lake, Utah with his wife Krista and four children.

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