Ask heavyweights in Utah’s political community about Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson and they’ll say he’s “Utah’s unelected governor,” a “backroom boss” and the man you must see before running for office.

Anderson dismisses these descriptions, with nervous laughter, as “a bunch of poppycock.”

He would rather talk about the role others play in public policy.

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