The National Board of Directors helps chart the Make-A-Wish® mission and vision.
It selects, evaluates and supports the president and chief executive officer. The board also protects Make-A-Wish's assets, enhances its public standing, ensures accountability, maintains legal integrity and assesses its own performance.
Philip J. Lussier
Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee
Co-founder of Investment Guidance Solutions and Former Chairman and CEO of CitiStreet LLC
Edward R. "Ned" Allen
Philanthropist, Retired Hospitality Industry Executive & Entrepreneur
Carlos F. Cata
Managing Partner, CTPartners (Chicago Office)
David M. Clark
Senior Vice President Human Resources, American Express Company
John F. Crowley
Development Committee Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer, Amicus Therapeutics Inc.
Governance Committee Chair
Former Chief Customer Officer for Sales Portal
Martin J. Hand
Senior Vice President – Customer Experience, United Airlines
Executive Chairman, CEO and President – California Pizza Kitchen
Arthur J. "Jeff" Lamb III
Executive Vice President and Chief People and Administrative Officer, Southwest Airlines
Drew E. Lawton
Chapter Performance Committee ChairSenior Managing Director, New York Life Investments Group and Head of Retirement Solutions
Domenic A. "Dom" Meffe, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer and President, Triad Isotopes, Inc.
Spencer A. Neumann
Executive Vice President and CFO – Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Kevin P. O'Toole
Executive Vice President and Project Principal – Hunzinger Construction Company
Susan M. Parkes-Cirignano
Vice President, Marketing – Time Inc. Style & Entertainment Group
Thomas M. "Tommy" Parrett
Managing Director, Project and Development Services – Jones Lang LaSalle
Martine M. Reardon
Executive Vice President of Marketing and Advertising for Macy’s, Inc.
Matthew W. Schuyler
Compensation & Management Development Chair
Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide
Dene B. Stratton, Jr.
Audit & Finance Committee Chair
Chief Financial Officer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
Carla B. Vernón
Brand Advancement Committee Chair
Business Unit Director (Family Favorites Cereals), General Mills Inc.
David E. Wheadon, M.D.
Executive Vice President of Research and Advocacy – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Senior Vice President for Revenue Management, Carnival Cruise Lines