Katie Wright is a professional in the nonprofit sector with a focus on connecting human and financial capital to challenges such as democracy, climate change, and social justice. Currently, Katie advocates for independent political redistricting and creating a more politically balanced Utah. Previously, Katie led Park City Community Foundation as its executive director and spent six years as its Programs Director. During that time, the Community Foundation tackled critical issues such as early childhood education, mental wellness, climate change, and equity and inclusion. Under her leadership, the Community Foundation was recognized as one of the nation’s fastest-growing Community Foundations, greatly expanding its grant-making and community investments while also growing total assets under management and an endowment to secure enduring change.
Katie is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Morocco 2005-2007) and received a Master’s in Public Administration from Rutgers University and a B.A. from Colorado College. A deep love for nature and winter brought Katie to the mountain west at age 18. She loves to ski, mountain bike, hike, and camp in the mountains and deserts of Utah with her spouse, Bryan, and two children Nora and Thea.