Joel McKay Smith a.k.a. joelmeister

Small Business Owner in Salt Lake City, Utah

Joel McKay Smith a.k.a. joelmeister

Small Business Owner in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Joel McKay Smith is an active entrepreneur and connector who has a history of successfully launching and managing multiple products and businesses in the broadcasting, hospitality and tech verticals over a thirty year career including the establishment of contact centers in rural areas that currently employ about 250 people.

Professionally Joel is currently engaged in the creation, management and implementation of a variety of dynamic products, companies, projects, opportunities and relationships at AccelerantBSP.com (which he co-founded).

Accelerant features hub and spoke "opportunity hubs” colocated within coworking spaces (such as HoloDeckSLC.com), strategic partners (such as PlusOneCompany.com) with additional public/private venture locations in rural Utah communities in current development. Accelerant currently supports direct to home, boots on the ground efforts in 4 states (with 3 additional states in the cross hairs), and multiple national inside sales setter/closer campaigns.

As president of SLCircle.com, a large professional entrepreneurial organization with deep Utah roots and national and international reach, Joel is an active public speaker who frequently shares his passion for emerging technologies, communications and gadgets, co-working spaces, direct response, cause marketing, contact centers, crowdfunding, in sourcing, rural job creation, mobile payments, marketing, sharing economy, startups, sustainable development and everything Utah!

Joel is a strong advocate of the development of Salt Lake City's storied westside into the “Beehive BizHub”, a place where Tech/Education/Health/Data Giants can feel comfortable locating their primary campuses side by side with small businesses and startups in a central sustainable community of Smart urban Technologists, Artists, Residents, and Tourists.

  • Work
    • AccelerantBSP
  • Education
    • Lehi High
    • University of Utah