George B. Kaiser is the donor to George Kaiser Family Foundation. George B. Kaiser is president, CEO and primary owner of GBK Corporation, parent of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company, which he has managed for 40 years. He is chairman of the board and majority shareholder of BOk Financial Corporation and a major shareholder in several energy, oil and gas, mining and technology companies. As a lifelong Tulsan, Mr. Kaiser has been engaged in numerous civic activities, including working with others to establish both the Tulsa Community Foundation and Tulsa Educare. Additionally, he has chaired the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and was a trustee at The University of Tulsa and a national elected director of the Harvard Alumni Association. He also chaired the board of trustees of Hillcrest MedicalCenter and was a member of the boards of the Tulsa Psychiatric Center and the Tulsa Medical Education Foundation.
Mr. Kaiser attended Tulsa Public Schools and earned his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College in 1964 and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1966.