Robert H. Heyn
Prior to becoming the CEO of the Academy, Robert Heyn was the Education Director at the Salt Lake-based Pete Suazo Business Center and founding Executive Director.
Mr. Heyn has served on the Advisory Board of the Academy for two years. He joined the board shortly after completing his three-year service as the President of the Mexico Tijuana mission.
In addition to his work with the Pete Suazo Business Center, Robert has 10 years industry experience working with large corporations in Latin America as well as a variety of personal entrepreneurial interests in the United States. Additionally, Robert possesses exceptional technical skills developed through his years of experience working with the IT department of the LDS Church prior to his industry and non-profit work. He holds a BS in computer science from Politecnico Grancolombiano University as well as a BS in Information Systems and an MBA degree from Brigham Young University.
Robert has been recognized by the US Small Business Administration as a Small Business Champion of the Year. He serves or has served on the boards of the Utah Micro-Enterprise Loan Fund, and the Diversity and Multi-cultural Committee at the University of Utah. He currently serves on the LDS General Young Men Board and is a member of the Executive Committee of the BSA – Great Salt Lake Council.