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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 

Lyn Culver

Vice President of Development

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

Jennifer Brasdovich

Marketing and Communications Manager

Seton Brems

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Darla Brown

Director of Data and Information Services

Angie Coulson
Accounting Manager

Amina Edmond
Executive Assistant

Adolfo Ferrario

Wish Coordinator, Bilingual

Kari Hartbauer

Corporate and Community Partnerships Coordinator

Brittney Hill

Community Partnerships Manager

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

Jarrett Thompson
Director of Finance and Operations

Alexandra Vekich

Individual Giving Manager

Evanka Weerasinghe

Senior Wish Manager

Kelsey Yates

Events Coordinator

Upcoming Events


District Trivia

February 28, 2019

shooting star

Evening of Wishes

April 06, 2019

athletic shoe

Walk For Wishes Baltimore

April 27, 2019

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Make-A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic, Inc.
6555 Rock Spring Drive
Suite 280
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 962-9474
After Hours Nightline (301) 962-9474