Tim Crowley, Austin regional president for Frost Bank and an Austin banker for more than 30 years, has been appointed board chairman of the Children’s Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas, the fundraising arm for Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. A board member since 1998, Crowley is also co-founder of the Children’s Council, a fundraising and advocacy group that hosts the annual Dell Children’s gala.
“Tim’s strong community leadership and unwavering commitment to our mission will serve us well during this critical time as we continue to expand services and facilities at Dell Children’s to meet the growing needs of Central Texas children and their families,” states Children’s Medical Center Foundation Executive Director Missy Wood.
“I am honored to take on the role of board chairman for the Children’s Medical Center Foundation,” states Crowley. “Thanks to the incredible expertise of the pediatric physicians and clinical staff, the reputation of Dell Children’s continues to grow and expand its services. The community is privileged to have this tremendous asset for the children of Central Texas.”
Through generous community support, the Foundation has raised more than $120 million for Dell Children’s since 2004, funding vital new construction, equipment and programs.
“I look forward to working with the trustees and the Foundation staff in an effort to provide the support necessary to help meet the needs of our young patients and their families,” states Crowley.
Crowley has served in numerous economic development roles in the past decade. He served on the Mayor’s Task Force on the Economy in 2002, co-chaired the Greater Austin Chamber’s Economic Development Council from 2001-2003, was a founding board member of the Greater Austin Economic Development Corporation (known as Opportunity Austin) and was elected to chair that organization in 2010 and 2011. He also served as chairman of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce in 2006.
In addition to his civic involvement, Crowley is a current board member of the Greater Austin Crime Commission, former board member of the Real Estate Council of Austin, SafePlace Foundation, and the Better Business Bureau. Crowley also served six years as board member of Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, serving as board chair in 1999.
Crowley earned a bachelor’s degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980 and is a graduate of Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. He and his wife, Carol, have two children, Christopher and Elizabeth.