Chief Financial Officer
Lynn Sims serves as the Chief Financial Officer for United Way of Salt Lake. A skilled financial professional with significant fiscal management and leadership experience in the for-profit sector. Lynn joined United Way of Salt Lake in May 2017 to oversee the organization’s accounting, finance, and risk functions.
Prior to her current position, Lynn was the Vice President of Procurement, Category Management, & Analytics with Nicholas & Company. Nicholas & Company is a Utah owned and operated Food Distribution Company that services the western United States. Lynn started her career at Utah based transportation company, C.R. England, where she served as the Corporate Controller, and later the Director of Operations Finance over England North America.
Lynn earned her Accounting degree at Florida State University. Lynn is a Florida native and Utah licensed Certified Public Accountant. She currently lives in Herriman, Utah where she and her husband of 17 years have raised their two sons. She is active in the local running community, participating in local marathons, and is often found on the soccer field volunteering as team manager on the boys multiple travel teams. In her personal time she enjoys running, biking, the local boxing gym, and decompressing at the beach.