Heidi Prokop is Senior Vice President and Communications Manager at Zions Bank, responsible for media relations, internal and external communications, social media and financial education outreach. Prior to joining Zions Bank in 2001, she worked for the University of Utah as a communication specialist and at KUED as a public information coordinator and webmaster.
Prokop currently serves on the board of directors of the Utah Arts Council, the Utah Film Center and Sundance Institute’s Utah Advisory Board. She previously served as a member of the board of 90.9 FM KRCL, Planned Parenthood Action Council, the University of Utah Young Alumni board and the Utah Bankers Association Consumer Education Committee.
She holds an Honors B.A. in English and an M.A. in British and American literature from the University of Utah. She also completed the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management program.
Prokop was honored with a Pathfinder Award at the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Women in Business Conference and has been listed among Utah Business magazine’s “40 Under 40.” She also was named a Utah’s Finest honoree by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and received a YWCA Young Leaders Award. She has been listed among Zions Bank’s “Top Women’s Banking Team” in American Banker magazine.
She has written scripts for documentaries broadcast on KUED: The Alta Experience, The Spirit of Fort Douglas, and the award-winning Preparing for Disaster and The Jackson Hole Story. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband and two children.