Leader Biography

Brother Jan E. Newman

Jan E. Newman was serving as a stake president when he was called in April 2019 as the Second Counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency.


Brother Newman earned a bachelor’s degree in French from Brigham Young University. He has worked in the software industry in Utah for over 30 years. He is a serial entrepreneur and has founded several successful software companies. He is currently a partner at SageCreek Partners, a technology consulting company in Utah.

Brother Newman has served in a variety of Church positions, including bishop, stake president, Scoutmaster, ward Young Men president, and temple worker. As a young man, Brother Newman served a full-time mission in the Belgium Brussels Mission. From 2006 to 2009 he served as president of the Nebraska Omaha Mission.

Brother Newman and his wife, Lucia, are the parents of six children and eight grandchildren.

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