Rebecca J. Dutson


Rebecca Dutson is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Children’s Center where she combines her passion for changing lives and building community. Rebecca is recognized for her business acumen and innovative style, receiving the distinction from Utah Business as one of Utah’s Rising Stars—Forty Under 40, and 30 Women to Watch. Building a strong organizational culture is key to her success in creating high-performing teams and breaking through the status quo. As a member of Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors, she currently chairs the annual Women & Business Conference. Prior to joining The Children’s Center, Rebecca worked for United Way Worldwide (UWW), the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. As Senior Director, Major Donor Relations, Rebecca led strategies to capitalize on one of the fastest growing areas in philanthropy—giving by high net worth individuals. Previously, Rebecca served as Executive Vice President and COO of United Way of Salt Lake, where she contributed leadership and vision, shaping the organization’s business model transformation. Rebecca innovated business practices that strengthened the brand and increased investments.