United Way of Salt Lake names new CEO

May 14, 2015
Author: Deseret News

The United Way of Salt Lake has announced that Bill Crim will be its new CEO.

Crim has been in executive positions with the United Way of Salt Lake since 2004 and was most recently its senior vice president of collective impact and public policy.

His selection was ratified by United Way of Salt Lake’s board of directors by unanimous vote at its monthly meeting Thursday morning.

Crim earned a political science degree from the University of Utah. He began his career with the Utah Issues Center for Poverty Research and Action, where he served as executive director.

Crim is credited by the organization for helping in its successful transformation to the Collective Impact business model. He led a team that created and implemented United Way's public policy strategy.

Crim will succeed Deborah Bayle, who headed the organization for 16 years and announced her retirement earlier this year. Crim will officially begin his new role as CEO on July 1.

Bayle continues as the organization’s president during the transition, and Crim will become president and CEO on Aug. 21.