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Staff

Meet our Staff

At Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, we are a staff team of 50+ strong with the best people to fulfill our vision of granting a wish for every eligible child. Every person on our team is committed to this vision — and uses it as a guide in every action.

To contact any of our staff, please call 1-877-206-9474 and request the team member's extension from the list below.

Chapter Headquarters

Our Chapter Headquarters is located at: 2545 Farmers Drive, Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43235. As the largest chapter of Make-A-Wish, our corporate team is comprised of specialized professionals who provide chapter support and serve communities throughout the tri-state area.

Doug Kelly
President & CEO

Russell Betts
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
(614) 763-6244 

Juli Miller
Vice President, Development
(317) 522-4083

Sophia Morton
Vice President, Programs
(614) 495-3726

Keith Lerme
Vice President, Kentucky Regional Director
(502) 272-4374

Wendy Maroni
Executive Assistant
(614) 495-3704

Todd Reigle
Director of Marketing
(614) 495-3716

Christin Anson
Associate Marketing Manager
(614) 495-3713

Patty Churan
Office Manager
(614) 763-6265

Dave Cologgi
Director of Information Technology
(614) 495-3725

April DeVito
Manager of Volunteer Programs
(614) 495-3709

Barb Ebright
Human Resources Manager
(614) 763-6239

Denise Gresh
Data Services Director
(614) 763-6266

Nora Harris
Director of Analytics & Portfolio Management
(614) 495-3738

Kathy Horst
Accounting Manager
(614) 495-3718

Robert Peacock
Systems Administrator
(614) 495-3735

Dave Pontious
Director of Analytics and Portfolio Management
(614) 763-6246

Kevin Ronnebaum
Director of Creative Services
(614) 495-3712

Callie Gramann
Development Associate
(614) 763-6268

Sarah Slavik
Senior Director of Development Operations
(614) 495-3719

Chrissy Taylor
Director of Finance
(614) 763-6236

Bridget Tharp
Executive Project Manager
(614) 763-3704

Meghan Konitzer
Volunteer Coordinator
(614) 495-3739

Kiley Landusky
Volunteer Coordinator
(614) 763-6247

Nichole Jernigan
Accounting Associate
(614) 495-4180

Tracy Moreland
Data Processing Specialist
(614) 495-3715

Melissa Bruno
Accounting Associate
(614) 495-3727

Melissa Kennedy
Director of Program Operations
(614) 495-3703

Kelsey Bonacci
Program Operations Manager
(614) 763-6243

Tasha Thomas
Annual Fund Manager
(614) 495-3734

Northeast Ohio

Located at 6060 Rockside Woods Blvd, Suite 315, Independence, OH 44131, our staff in this office focus on delivering the Make-A-Wish mission to eligible children in northeast Ohio.

Megan Cantrell
Development Officer
(216) 367-5659

Amy Kocian
Development Officer
(216) 367-5655

Kristin Okel
Development Associate
(216) 553-4276

Kristen Durkin
Wish Program Manager
(216) 367-5653

Keri Haibach
Senior Director of Development
(216) 367-5654

Krista Kirby
Program Operations Manager
(216) 367-5657

Lisa White
Wish Program Manager
(216) 367-5658

Northwest Ohio

Our local office address is: 1745 Indian Wood Circle, Suite 130, Maumee, OH 43537. Staff here focus directly on raising funds and granting wishes in the northwest Ohio area.

Cherie Chatreau
Senior Development Officer
(419) 469-6321

Morgan Tucker
Wish Program Associate
(567) 316-6065

Central Ohio

The central Ohio Make-A-Wish team shares an office with our Chapter Headquarters at: 2545 Farmers Dr., Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43235. Central Ohio staff members are dedicated to making wishes come true for local kids.

Cathy Cory
Wish Program Associate
(614) 495-3736

Katie Hill
Wish Program Associate
(614) 495-3733

Christine Hoyer
Development Officer
(614) 763- 6249

Carol Richardson
Development Officer
(614) 763-6263

Diane Jones
Development Officer
(614) 763-6238

Bridget Tharp
Development Officer
(614) 763-6264

Southern Ohio

Located north of downtown at 4500 Cooper Rd, Suite 304, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, our staff in this office focus on raising funds and granting wishes to kids in southern Ohio communities.

Kate Berliner
Wish Program Manager
(513) 297-4530

Ali Crable
Development Associate
(513) 297-4517

Rebecca Dykstra
Development Officer & KFWK Manager
(513) 297-4518

Caitlyn Haddenhorst
Wish Program Manager
(513) 297-4526

Korie Bednarscuk
Wish Program Associate
(513) 904-4984

Kentucky

The staff in our office at: 1230 Liberty Bank Lane, Suite 300, Louisville, Kentucky 40222, are passionate about serving children with life-threatening medical conditions in the Bluegrass state.

Allison Kiefer
Wish Program Associate
(502) 272-4390

Emily Lineweaver
Event Logistics Manager
(502) 272-4373

Lisa Reeves
Senior Development Officer
(502) 272-4375

Cassidy Hyde
Development Associate
(502) 272-4391

Jennifer Greener
Wish Program Manager
(502) 272-4377

Indiana

With an office located in the heart of the state at: 7330 Woodland Drive, Suite 201, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278, our staff team is dedicated to making wishes come true for Hoosier kids throughout the state.

Kelsey Barta
Wish Program Manager
(317) 522-4063

Allison Cornacchione
Director of Program Delivery
(317) 522-4064

Molly McGonigal
Medical Outreach Manager
(317) 522-4081

Amy Nelson
Senior Director of Philanthropy
(317) 522-4079

Jessica Sheplavy
Wish Program Manager
(317) 522-4069

Jennifer Ulsomer
Senior Wish Program Manager
(317) 522-4067

Lauren Weghorst
Development Associate
(317) 870-1157

Morgan James
Development Associate
(317) 870-1160

Jordan Huffer
Wish Program Associate
(317) 522-4009

Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana
2545 Farmers Drive
Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 923-0555
Toll Free (877) 206-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Northeast Ohio Region
6060 Rockside Woods Blvd
Suite 315
Independence, OH 44131
(216) 241-3670
Toll Free (888) 272-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Central Ohio Region
2545 Farmers Drive
Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 923-0555
Toll Free (877) 206-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Southern Ohio Region
4500 Cooper Rd
Suite 304
Cincinnati, OH 45242
(513) 745-9474
Toll Free (888) 441-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Kentucky & Southern Indiana Region
1230 Liberty Bank Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 327-0705
Toll Free Kentucky Only (866) 487-9474
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Indiana Region
7330 Woodland Drive
Suite 201
Indianapolis, IN 46278
(317) 636-6060
Toll Free Wish Families Only (877) 872-2756
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Northwest Ohio Region
1745 Indian Wood Circle
Suite 130
Maumee, OH 43537
(419) 244-9474
Toll Free (800) 666-8539