|title:||Director of Development - Central|
Crista Casper is originally from Vernal, UT. She now lives in Salt Lake City in the employ of her four dogs: Derby, Pardner, Lady Bug, and Ninja Pete. Crista came to love the field of development through her volunteerism then employment with the American Cancer Society. Crista focused on volunteer mobilization, committee recruitment, and grassroots fundraising, and evolved into major gifts. Crista values the mission of Utah Valley University to reduce barriers for students, provide second chances, and engage students with hands on learning opportunities.