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Jim Engebretsen

James R. "Jim" Engebretsen is the assistant dean for Corporate Relations at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University (BYU). Engebretsen was also the main founder of the More Good Foundation.

Engebretsen is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

The motivation for the More Good Foundation came from Engebretsen's experiences while serving as president of the LDS Church's Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission from 1998 to 2001. During this time he had several missionaries who had investigators turn against the LDS Church because of controversial things they had read about the church on the Internet. He realized there was a need for more positive information about the church on the Internet.

Prior to serving as a mission president, Engebretsen was president of Waterloo Capital Management. At that point he was living in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Engebretsen was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, in 1955. He served as a Mormon missionary in the California Sacramento Mission and has bachelors and masters degrees in finance from BYU. Engebretsen is married to Tamera Jones and they are the parents of six children.

In the LDS Church, Engebretsen has been a bishop and a member of a stake high council.

References

  • Church News, March 14, 1998
  • Tad Walsh, Deseret News, February 7, 2007
  • article on Engebretsen and his polygamy information page
  • posting by Daniel Peterson about his non-connection, and Engebretsen's connection, to the More Good Foundation
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