Chief Executive | Well Being Trust
Tyler Norris, MDiv, is chief executive, Well Being Trust, an impact philanthropy with a mission to advance the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation.
Over the past three decades, Tyler has shaped health and development initiatives in hundreds of communities in the US and globally. He has an extensive background as a social entrepreneur and trusted advisor to philanthropies, health systems, government agencies and partnerships working to improve the health of people and places. Previously Tyler led Total Health at Kaiser Permanente, guiding “anchor institution” work, applying all organizational assets to impact the economic, social and environmental determinants of health. Prior, he served as the founding CEO of a leading health consultancy, Community Initiatives, and as founding board chair of IP3/www.CommunityCommons.org, a GIS data mapping and stories platform. In recent years, Tyler also served as a board member and/or advisor to Naropa University, Enterprise Community Partners, the National Academy of Sciences Forum on Child Well Being. Previously, he helped open the Abraham Path through the heart of the Middle East, and founded the Kuhiston Foundation that helped establish the national park system in Tajikistan. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Executive Program, earned a Master of Divinity degree from Naropa University, and has a bachelor’s degree in World Political Economy from Colorado College.