W. Craig Zwick
|W. Craig Zwick|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|April 1, 1995|
|Called by||Gordon B. Hinckley|
|Born||William Craig Zwick
June 10, 1947
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
William Craig Zwick (born June 10, 1947) has been a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 1995. Prior to his call as a general authority, he was the owner of Zwick Construction Inc., a major company in Salt Lake City, Utah that frequently performed construction jobs for the LDS Church.
Zwick was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served as a missionary for the LDS Church in Argentina. Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve was one of Zwick's mission presidents. It was while on this mission that he worked on his first LDS Church chapel construction project. Prior to his call as a general authority, Zwick served as president of the Chile Santiago South Mission of the LDS Church. Since becoming a general authority, he has served as president of the church's Brazil, Brazil South, and North America Northeast Areas. He has also served in the presidencies of the Europe West and Europe Central Areas. In 2011, he was appointed an Assistant Executive Director of both the church's Missionary and Correlation departments.
Zwick received a degree in business management and finance from the University of Utah.
Zwick started working for his father's construction company, Zwick Construction Inc. and eventually became the owner and operator. They built many hospitals and schools. They also were the construction company for the Family History Library, the South Visitors Center on Temple Square, the Museum of Church History and Art, and the Portland Oregon Temple. He also worked for three years as executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation.
Zwick married Janet Johnson and they are the parents of four children.
- “Elder W. Craig Zwick of the Seventy,” Ensign, May 1995, p. 107
- 2008 Deseret Morning News Church Almanac (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Morning News, 2007), p. 53
- 2008 Deseret Morning News Church Almanac (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Morning News, 2007) p. 554
- Rutenberg, Jim, "Mormons’ First Families Rally Behind Romney", The New York Times, pp. 1 & 3, July 16, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-17.