The BCF Team

 

Mike Wilt — Executive Director

Mike joined the Foundation October of 2018. Prior to his joining the BCF, Wilt served eleven years as the executive director for Bluestem Medical Foundation at Jane Phillips Medical Center. During that time he also supervised public relations, marketing, and government affairs for the hospital. Before his tenure at Jane Phillips Medical Center, he served ten years as a state representative in the Oklahoma Legislature after being elected in 1996. Wilt and his wife Sherri have been active in the community for nearly 30 years. Sherri is president/CEO of the Bartlesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. They are the proud parents of two daughters and grandparents of two little girls.

 

Laura Jensen — Director of Operations

Laura Jensen joined the Foundation in May of 2017 after spending six years in the banking industry. At the BCF she serves as a liaison to affiliates, agencies, and donors, helps steward current funds, promote the Foundation, Foundation programing and encourage the creation of new funds. Laura holds a primary bachelor’s degree in Public Health and a secondary bachelor’s degree in Gerontology from Kansas State University. Locally, she serves as the membership chair for Young Professionals of Bartlesville, is a Chamber Advocate, Leadership Bartlesville Class 27 Vice President, Bartlesville Noon Rotary Club member, City of Bartlesville Board of Adjustment member, Run the Streets mentor, Washington County Elder Care volunteer and Big Brothers Big Sisters event volunteer. Laura’s husband Spencer is a data engineer for Phillips 66. They graduated, purchased a home, got married, moved to Bartlesville and adopted two cats all in the spring of 2015 and are pleased to call Bartlesville home.

 

Anne Swearingin–Finance and Accounting Manager

Anne Swearingin joined the Foundation in September of 2011. She considers the Foundation the most rewarding job she has ever had. Anne loves the outdoors, taking walks, gardening and lending a hand at several local organizations. Cruising and spending summers at her favorite camp ground with her dog Miss Bailey are other ways Anne enjoys her time outside of the Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Nicholas Hales– Bartlesville High School Intern

Nick joined the Foundation in August of 2019. He is a senior at Bartlesville High School where he enjoys learning about math and science. When he is not at school, he can be found running on the cross country team, swimming with both the high school team and local Splash Club, and debating on the high school’s debate team. In his free time, Nick enjoys talking to friends and playing games. Nick is undecided about where he will go to school after graduation but plans to study some form of engineering where ever he goes.