Michael Tipton

President
BCBSLA Foundation
Michael Tipton

Michael has served as Foundation President and as Director of Community Relations since 2015, having served previously as Exec Dir of Teach For America in South Louisiana, as a teacher in New York City and as a non-profit consultant. In a normal year Michael oversees $3.5M+ in giving and supports hundreds of community volunteering and health focused efforts. Since the beginning of 2020, the BCBSLA Foundation increased its giving to $13M+, convened Louisiana’s first state-wide funders coalition and led on numerous other projects all aimed at improving the health and lives of people in Louisiana during this uniquely challenging time.