About Us

Board Officers

Board President

Chris Bennington
Bricker & Eckler, LLP

Treasurer

Katie Arnett
Wayne Local Schools

Secretary

Lisa Elam-Tucker
Bill's Donut Shop


Board Members

Lisa Allan
Victoria Theatre Association

Claudia Birch
Community Leader

Amy Cook
Merrill Lynch

John McManus
Dayton School Board

Mukund G. Dole M.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital

Melinda Eubel
EBS Asset Management

Michael G. Souders
Winsupply, INC.

Abigail Riedel
Dayton Children's Hospital

Fran Robinson
CareSource

Jayne Lachey Gmeiner
Dayton Children’s Hospital

Kelly Schilling
fiserv.

Ruth Wiles
(emeritus)

Charles Manker
(emeritus)


Advisory Board Members

Mr. Gary Auman
Director
Dunlevey, Mahan & Auman

Ms. Kathryn M. Kuwik, Esq.
Konecranes

Judge Anthony (Tony) Capizzi
Montgomery County Juvenile Court

Mr. Bryan J. Bucklew
Executive Director
Greater Dayton Area Hospital Assoc.

Ms. Dianne F. Marx, Esq.
Rieser & Marx, LLC

Ms. Natasha Williams
News Anchor/Reporter
ABC22/Fox45

Ms. Deborah Feldman
President & CEO
Dayton Children’s Hospital

Judge Jeffrey Froelich
Second District Court of Appeals

Ms. Barbara Johnson
Executive Vice President and COO
Miami Valley Hospital

Ms. Jessica L. S. Kimes
Senior Attorney
Speedway

Mr. Steven Lee Johnson, Ph.D.
President
Sinclair Community College

Mr. Tony Oritz
Assoc. Vice Pres. of Latino Affairs
Wright State University

Mr. Philip L. Parker, CAE, CCE
President
Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Maureen Patterson
Stakeholder Relations
Dayton Development Coalition

Mr. David Roer, M.D.
Pediatric Associates of Dayton

Ms. Jewell L. Good, MSW, LISW-S
JFS Assistant Director-Children Service Director

Ms. Helen Jones-Kelley, Esq.
Executive Director
ADAMHS

Ms. Marjorie Bowman, M.D., M.P.A.A
Boonshoft School of Medicine
Wright State University

Ms. Jana Collier
Editor in Chief
Cox Ohio Media Group

Mr. Sam Dowse
Legal Counsel
The Connor Group

Mr. Craig S. Thiele, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
CareSource


A Special Wish Foundation Staff

Executive Director

David Seyer
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Development and Special
Events Manager

Amber Maham
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Wish Manager

Tyler Gregory
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