Meet the Heroes

Meet our Heroes
Behind every great organization is a group of dedicated people pushing the mission and message forward.

Founder, CEO

Dave spent 15 years as a creative director in the advertising industry and has won over 65 marketing awards. After witnessing the tragic events of September 11th and Hurricane Katrina, Dave set out to create a new platform that allows people to help others directly.

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Board of Directors

Beth Shak is a mother of three, businesswoman, philanthropist, and an accomplished poker player. Although she’s only been playing poker for four years, her solid game and some impressive performances have forced her competitors to sit up and take notice.

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Director of Programs

Ryan has always been very passionate about helping others. Prior to joining Wish Upon A Hero, Ryan worked at beatcancer.org. He instantly became addicted to granting wishes on Wish Upon A Hero in 2009.

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Director of Wish Granting

Jamielynn was born with the helping gene.  She has a masters degree in Recreation Administration and has been with Wish Upon a Hero for over 4 years, initially as a member and quickly grew into her role as a Director of Wish Granting.  In 2008...

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Wish Manager

Before joining wish, Ginny had spent 20 years with her husband managing their car businesses. She joined Wish Upon A Hero in 2007 as a member and volunteered her services.

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Board of Directors

Anthony Caruso sits on the Board of Directors and helps with strategic partnerships. He is the president and founder of CSA Group, a multi-million dollar distribution management and sourcing company.

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Wish Ambassador Director

Charlene has the distinguished position as Wish Ambassador Director. She is responsible for training and managing hundreds of Wish Ambassadors. She is able do this through the use of her personal Wish Ambassador resource website. Now more wishes are being granted than ever before.

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