Flint is a destination development specialist with the Utah Office of Tourism, a new position designed to assist small and rural local governments to develop the amenities, infrastructure, and leadership necessary to become welcoming destinations for visitors. Until recently, Flint worked for the State’s Division of Housing and Community Development where he conducted rural research, provided local government planning assistance, and supported the division’s infrastructure funding programs. Flint earned a master’s degree in public administration from the Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University.