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Meet Our Dedicated Team

Make-A-Wish® is part of the nation's largest and most well-established wish-granting organization, with chapters and volunteers throughout the U.S. and abroad. Locally, we are proud to serve the children in the Mid-Atlantic region and partner with community members who are dedicated to helping us reach that goal.

Our staff lives the Make-A-Wish values in the pursuit of granting wishes. From program services and operations to fundraising and brand advancement, every staff member fulfills a vital role in our mission and bring life to one of the world’s most beloved children’s charities. 

Executive Leadership Team

Lesli Creedon
President & CEO

Sherry Hewitt 

Tara Wilson-Jones
Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Katherine Young

Vice President of Program Services

Headquarters - Bethesda Office

Maddy Barnes
Marketing & Communications Manager

Haley Beidel

Wish Coordinator

Seton Brems

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Darla Brown

Database Manager

Amina Edmond
Executive Assistant

Adolfo Ferrario

Wish Coordinator, Bilingual

Kari Hartbauer

Corporate & Community Partnerships Coordinator

Megan Homa

Director of Events

Hannah James

Wish Coordinator

Sydney Kay
Volunteer Coordinator

Claire Kruse
Wish Coordinator

Paige Kreinar

Program Manager

Susan Lucas

Office Assistant

Leslie Mahaney, MS, CCLS
Manager of Medical Intake & Outreach

Amy Mellon

Creative Services Manager

Mykell Mitchell
Part-Time Accounting Assistant

Jasmine Osorio

Donor Services Coordinator

Michelle Packer

Program Coordinator

Alessandra Piccolotto

Director of Wish Granting

Jennifer Porter

Database Coordinator

Jamie Thom

Events Coordinator

Jarrett Thompson
Director of Finance & Operations

Alexandra Vekich
Individual Giving Manager

Evanka Weerasinghe

Wish Manager

Angie Wigton
Staff Accountant

Kelsey Yates

Events Coordinator

Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
6555 Rock Spring Drive
Suite 280
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 962-9474
After Hours Nightline (301) 962-9474
Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, Inc., Baltimore Field Office
9475 Deereco Road
Deer Park Center, Suite 306
Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 453-9430