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Lynn Urban

United Way of Southwest Colorado
President and CEO

Lynn Urban has served as the President & CEO of United Way of Southwest Colorado since 2013.  The organization brings together nonprofits, businesses, individuals, and others in a five-county region to help build better lives.  Most notably, the organization is leading a collective impact effort, called Team UP, that aims to significantly improve child wellbeing throughout the region.

Lynn has a doctorate degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, and her past experience includes working as an award-winning college instructor and college dean in the Colorado Community College System.  Her academic research focused on intergroup relations and aggression.

Lynn lives in Durango with her husband of 26 years, where they own and operate a business together.  They have two sons in college, and a daughter who completed college and now works in New York.