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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 and CEO

Sherry Hewitt 

Tara Wilson-Jones
Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Katherine Young

Vice President of Mission Delivery

Headquarters - Bethesda Office

Sarah Bates
Development Coordinator

Haley Beidel

Celebrity Wish Manager

Seton Brems

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Angie Coulson
Accounting Manager

Darla Brown

Director of Data and Information Services

Amina Edmond
Executive Assistant

Adolfo Ferrario

Wish Coordinator, Bilingual

Kari Hartbauer

Corporate and Community Partnerships Coordinator

Brittney Hill
Community Partnerships Manager

Megan Homa

Director of Events

Hannah James

Wish and Program Data Specialist

Sydney Kay
Volunteer Coordinator

Claire Kruse
Wish Assist Manager

Paige Kreinar

Director of Program Services

Susan Lucas

Office Manager

Leslie Mahaney, MS, CCLS
Director of Medical Intake and Outreach

Amy Mellon

Brand Advancement and Design Lead

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

Tony Spearman-Leach
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Jamie Thom

Events Manager

Jarrett Thompson
Director of Finance and Operations

Alexandra Vekich
Individual Giving Manager

Evanka Weerasinghe

Senior Wish Manager

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