LegacyTree Foundation is governed by an independent Board of Directors, which has oversight responsibility for the activities and operations of the organization. The current members of the Board are:



Eugene T. Linkous, Jr., JD

Principal, Linkous & Associates Law Firm

Hendersonville, North Carolina

Gene is a tax attorney in North Carolina with over 26 years of experience. He is the principal of the law firm of Linkous and Associates, which deals exclusively with issues of asset protection, charitable, estate, and income tax planning, and sophisticated wealth strategies. Gene received a B.A. and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina, and he is one of only two attorneys from North Carolina ever to earn the distinction of "Fellow of the Esperti-Peterson Institute," the center for research and studies for high net worth individuals and families. Gene has served on the boards of numerous non-profit and charitable organizations and has been an advisor and teacher for many others.

Gregory J. Wolter

President, Community Builders, Inc.

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Greg was the original founder of G.J. Wolter Ministries, Inc. in 1999, which has now become LegacyTree Foundation. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Greg is a successful entrepreneur and businessman who has founded and operated a number of companies involved in building, construction and land development. His real passion is in ministry. He graduated from Word International Bible School and has spent 25 years in ministry travelling internationally as a speaker, in addition to helping local churches in their administration as well as helping fund food banks in Bulgaria, Thailand and Peru. Greg and his wife Bonnie live in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area where they enjoy their three children and four grandchildren.

Jeffrey Swartzendruber

CEO, Image Pointe

Waterloo, Iowa

Jeff Swartzendruber spent the last 33 years building a flourishing specialty manufacturing business. His corporation, Image Pointe, has grown from a one person local operation to 35+ employees doing business nationwide. He has served on the Board of Directors of two mega-churches, been a lead layperson in many church ministries and been highly active in missions work on national and international levels. He and his wife Pat are major supporters of mission works in Czech Republic, Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Cameroon and China. Jeff and Pat live in Waterloo, Iowa and have two children – John, who was called home to heaven at age 21 and Bethany Ruyle, who is presently serving with her husband Josh in East Asia for Hope International.

David Bunker

Manager of Media Relations, Awana

Chicago, Illinois

David Bunker oversees all media activities for Awana, a non-profit organization focused on national church curriculum for children’s ministries, working with over 19,000 churches, schools and orphanages from over 100 Christian denominations in 101 countries. He has spent the last 25 years in the publishing, music & PR industry, specifically in the areas of media relations, communication strategies, event promotion, and direct to consumer marketing. David has also been an adjunct professor at Wheaton College for over 6 years. He writes and blogs and is interested in the emergence of new communities around social media, actual geographical locations, and the ever expanding conversation taking place through global networks.