Trinity Health is pleased to announce that Dusty Zimmerman has been named Director of Trinity Health Foundation. She began her duties October 11.
Zimmerman will oversee various programs administered by the Foundation to improve the lives of area residents. She’ll also lead initiatives to promote innovative healthcare solutions, including construction of Trinity Health’s new healthcare campus and medical district.
“I’m excited to be joining Trinity Health Foundation at such a dynamic time,” Zimmerman said. “My goal is to strive for the Foundation’s continued success and to promote Trinity Health’s mission to help people live healthier and longer lives.”
Zimmerman brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role with an extensive background in marketing, communications, business development/strategy, event planning, and organizational leadership. Most recently she served as Executive Director of the Minot Junior Golf Association and Director of Corporate Communications at Ackerman-Estvold, a regional architecture and engineering firm. She also has spent time in the advertising and tourism industries, working with regional organizations to grow their brand and market share.
“On behalf of the Foundation Board, we welcome Dusty to the position of Director,” said Jeffrey Verhey, MD, Chairman of Trinity Health Foundation. “The Board is excited to have her on our team, and we look forward to working together for the benefit of our region.”
A lifelong Minot resident, Zimmerman graduated from Minot High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Minot State University in 1999. She has been an active member of the community, serving on various volunteer boards and organizations, including the Minot Noon Rotary Club, Minot Symphony Orchestra, Make-A-Wish North Dakota, and Give360. She is married to Jason Zimmerman, with leisure time interests that include golf, reading, cooking, travel, and spending time with family.