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Employee Fun Facts:

When Carolyn goes on vacation, her favorite place to visit is the Rocky Mountains.

Carolyn’s favorite sports team is the Denver Broncos.

When Carolyn is on vacation in the Rocky Mountains her favorite thing to do is go on 10-plus mile hikes in the mountains.

Carolyn Wilhelm

Chief Financial Officer

Carolyn Wilhelm joined the Heartspring team at the end of 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer. This role allowed Carolyn to return back to the non-profit sector. She values this type of work because at the end of the day, no matter how difficult it was, she can go home knowing she made a difference in someone’s life.

Before coming to Heartspring, Carolyn was the CFO at Alltite, a company that specializes in calibration services and tool sales. In her time there, she was able to cut costs by streamlining accounting tasks and increasing company efficiencies.

Prior to that, Carolyn played a key role in the successful merger of Kidron Bethel Retirement Services and Schowalter Villa to form Bluestem Communities in North Newton, Kan. She helped manage post merger consolidations and the set up of systems and processes. Carolyn also worked at the Catholic Dioceses for eight years, as a controller. Throughout her 30-year career she’s worked in nonprofit and for-profit organizations of various sizes and structures. Carolyn has 12-years of nonprofit experience working in finance, capital campaigns and fundraising, software implementation and investment work.

Carolyn works with the leadership team to help increase capacity and supports the organization by managing the finances, facilities and the IT department.

Carolyn has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a major in accounting from Wichita State University, an Associate’s Degree from Barton County Community College and a CPA Certificate from the Kansas Board of Accountancy. She grew up in Great Bend, Kan. but has spent much of her life in the Wichita area. Carolyn also volunteered her time to the Guadalupe Clinic Foundation as a Midwest Winefest Committee Member and sat on her church’s finance committees.  

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Administration Assistant

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Developement Associate, Annual Giving


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