Ollie Wilder to Retire after Five Years as Community Leader
Park City, UT – February 10, 2020 – Park City Community Foundation today announced that Community Impact Director, Ollie Wilder, plans to retire in June 2020 and it has started the immediate recruitment process for his successor.
“We’re grateful for the passion, hard work, and experience Ollie has dedicated over the past five years to the Community Foundation,” said Katie Wright, Executive Director. “Ollie has worked tirelessly with our community partners, local government, and nonprofit organizations and has helped make tremendous progress on key issues, such as mental wellness and early childhood education. I and the staff and board thank Ollie profusely for his service and wish him all the best in the future.”
Park City Community Foundation has seen significant growth since its founding in 2007 and has evolved from being a funder of local nonprofits to a community problem solver addressing the most critical needs and opportunities in greater Park City. In the role of Community Impact Director, Ollie Wilder has helped provide deep community leadership and convening expertise to bring people together and strengthen the community.
“I’m very happy to have been involved in building the Community Foundation’s impact and in seeing positive results across the community— it’s been exciting to see our growth and successes,” said Ollie Wilder. “We’re aiming to hire the new Community Impact Director as soon as possible and I’m looking forward to helping get my successor well-positioned to facilitate continued powerful impact; and to being an advocate for the Community Foundation’s work.”
The Community Foundation has begun its search for this critical community leader role with the goal of having someone on board in early Spring. The new Community Impact Director will have the exciting task of leading the Community Foundation’s program staff as it continues to bring people together and offer enduring solutions for systems-level change benefiting all of Park City. They will convene groups to help solve issues in the community with an eye toward constant improvement and an ability to measure and evaluate the work’s impact.
About Park City Community Foundation: Park City Community Foundation plays a vital role in solving the most challenging problems in Park City. We care for and invest in our people, place, and culture by bringing together local nonprofits, donors, and community leaders to contribute financial resources and innovative ideas to benefit all the people of Park City—now and in the future. As the home of Live PC Give PC, Women’s Giving Fund, Solomon Fund, and other important initiatives, the Community Foundation has brought millions of dollars to the greater Park City community and Summit County. Learn more about donating, volunteering, fundraising and getting involved in the generosity of Park City at parkcitycf.org.
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