The University of Utah
College of Architecture + Planning

Ana Valdemoros, BAUP ’06, MCMP ’11

Ana Valdemoros, BAUP ’06, MCMP ’11

Ana Valdemoros, BAUP ’06, MCMP ’11, was the recipient of the CA+P Young Alumni Award in fall 2019. Ana was selected by the City Council in January 2019 to serve the remaining year of former Council Member Derek Kitchen’s term after he was elected to serve as a Utah State Senator. In November 2019, she was elected by residents to serve a four-year term. Ana started her career in city planning with Salt Lake City, where she worked on various master plans and projects on the city’s Westside. She then turned to work for the non-profit NeighborWorks, where she worked closely with the River District Chamber, Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency, and business owners in the area. In July 2016 Ana opened “Argentina’s Best Empanadas,” selling empanadas filled with locally and sustainably grown ingredients.