Andrew Gruber is Executive Director of the Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC). WFRC is a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. WFRC provides a forum for collaboration among cities, counties, the Utah Department of Transportation, the Utah Transit Authority, and other public, private and community stakeholders. With its partners, WFRC develops the Wasatch Choice regional ‘vision’ for growth and development, and the long-range Regional Transportation Plan, part of Utah’s Unified Transportation Plan, and allocates funding through the Transportation Improvement Program.
Andrew grew up in New York City. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. He previously served as an attorney with the Chicago-based firm Mayer Brown, and as the Senior Deputy Executive Director for Legal and Governmental Affairs for the Regional Transportation Authority in Chicago. Andrew’s current and recent associations include:
- Millcreek Township Planning Commission – Commissioner
- University of Utah’s College of Architecture and Planning – Adjunct Faculty
- Envision Utah – Board of Directors
- Utah Clean Air (UCAIR) Partnership – Board of Directors
- Utah Joint Policy Advisory Committee (JPAC) – Chair
- Utah Foundation – Board of Directors
- McGillis School – Board of Directors
- Jewish Family Services – Board of Directors
- Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) – Policy Committee
- National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) – Vice-President, Executive
- Directors’ Council
- Community Foundation of Utah — Utah’s “Enlightened 50”
- League of Women Voters – Community Service Award
Andrew lives in Millcreek, Utah with his wife Tracy and sons Max and Jack.