Jeff Mottishaw


Director of Operational Efficiencies
C: (801) 638-7694
O: (801)-538-1502

Jeff Mottishaw is the Director of Operational Efficiencies at the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget (GOPB). He oversees the state's enterprise-level remote working program, A New Workplace, and is responsible for the development and implementation of the program. Jeff also works with state agencies to help improve efficiencies. Prior to joining GOPB, Jeff worked at the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for nearly four years as the division director of Fleet Operations and in the Division of Purchasing for nine years in various roles such as purchasing manager, program manager, auditor, and management analyst.

During his time at DAS, Jeff received the Governor's Award for Excellence, the DAS Innovations Elevated Award, and the DAS Employee of the year. Other awards he has received include the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators 2017 Fleet Excellence Award, the National Association of State Chief Administrators Award of Excellence in General Services, and the Utah Clean Cities 2019 Green Fleet Award.

Jeff spent time in the private sector in a number of different jobs, including truck driver, garbage man, dispatcher, accounts receivable, controller, operations manager, shipping consultant, ski instructor, bicycle mechanic, and manufacturing director. He has a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Utah, an MBA from Weber State University, and roots for the Utah State Aggies.