Bill Crim

President and CEO United Way of Salt Lake

Bill Crim is the President and CEO of United Way of Salt Lake. He has worked for over 25 years on issues related to economic opportunity, health care, education and poverty— first as a research fellow for the Coalition on Human Needs in Washington, D.C. and then as a researcher, policy analyst, community organizer, lobbyist, and executive director for a statewide advocacy organization focused on economic opportunity.

Bill has been with United Way of Salt Lake since 2004. Before becoming President and CEO in 2015, Bill led the organization’s community transformation initiatives— developing and supporting collective impact cradle-to-career collaborations along with statewide public policy advocacy efforts. In 2013, Bill helped facilitate the first “pay for success” transaction for early childhood education, leading to the expansion of high-quality preschool that will have served thousands of additional low-income children over the next several years.

Bill serves on the Governor’s Education Excellence Commission in Utah and United Way Worldwide’s National Professional Council and is a frequent speaker on the topics of collective impact, pay-for-success financing, and public policy advocacy.

Bill graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Utah with a BA in Political Science.

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