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Bothwell Foundation names Lauren Thiel new executive director


Sedalia, Missouri, February 20, 2017 Lauren Thiel has been named executive director of the Bothwell Foundation. Thiel spent five years working for the American Heart Association (AHA),which included nearly four years as the corporate marketing and event director in Springfield,Missouri, and more than one year supporting marketing and event planning in AHA’s Columbia, Missouri, office.

Prior to joining AHA, she spent two years working for Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri as the special events manager. 

Thiel earned a bachelor of science degree in business and a bachelor of science degree in Spanish from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. She is originally from Marshall, Missouri.

“We are thrilled to have Lauren join the Bothwell Foundation team,” said Stafford Swearingen, president of the Bothwell Foundation. “Her talents and expertise in fundraising and event planning will play a critical role in helping us take the Bothwell Foundation to the next level.”

To reach Thiel, contact (660) 829-7786 or email lthiel@brhc.org.




About the Bothwell Foundation

In the last 10 years, the Bothwell Foundation has contributed more than $1.5 million to financially support Bothwell Regional Health Center and improve health and wellness services for the community. The foundation receives contributions from patients, employees, physicians, volunteers and friends throughout the west central Missouri region. These gifts help the health center purchase the latest medical technology, provide education and training scholarships to employees, develop new services, and fund important health-related initiatives, programs and services.

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