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Our Dedicated Team


Amy E. Brindley
President and CEO
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My Wish: "I wish to climb Mount Kilimanjaro!" 


 Jill Hart Jill Hart
Chief Financial Officer
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My Wish: "I wish to have fresh baked chocolate chip cookies for one year!"
 Michelle-P Michelle Scannella
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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My Wish: "I wish to have a shopping spree at Magnolia Market!"
Program Department  
 katie harty
Katie Barnhardt
Wish and Community Engagement Director
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My Wish: "I wish to see the Fray at Red Rocks!"
 meredith morris
Meredith Morris
Wish Program Manager
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My Wish: "I wish to meet Donnie Wahlberg!"
 Liz Patton Liz Patton
Wish Program Specialist
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My Wish: "I wish to be a Spice Girl!"
 Stephanie P Stephanie Pedro
Wish Program Specialist
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My Wish: "I wish to meet Justin Bieber!"
Angela Lilley
Wish Program Specialist
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My Wish: "I wish to have an Apple shopping spree!"
 Rebeca Thomas
Rebeca Thomas
Bilingual Wish Program Specialist
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My Wish: "I wish to go to Denali National Park!"
 DanaN Dana Nobles
Medical and Wish Referral Specialist
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My Wish: "I wish to go to the bottom of the Grand Canyon!"
Annalise Sansouci
Community Engagement Specialist
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My Wish: "I wish to be a zookeeper for the day"
Development Team  
 Lauren Harnett Lauren Harnett
Chief Development Officer
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My Wish: "I wish to go to Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl!"
Christy Collum
Director of Development
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Kentucky Derby Classic, Triad Advisory Council, Corporate & Individual Giving, Foundation & Grants
My Wish: "I wish to go to Alaska!"
 Jessica-M_Updated Jessica Moore
Senior Manager, Individual and Annual Giving
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W.I.S.H. Society, Individual Giving and Annual Giving
My Wish: "I wish to perform with Stevie Wonder!"
 Tareyn-M Tareyn McKenzie
Corporate Relations Manager
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My Wish: "I wish for a Teacup Morkie."
 Chris Chris Webber
Development Coordinator
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Trailblaze Challenge and External Events
My Wish: "I wish to be a professional baseball player!"
  Laura Blaha
Community Engagement Specialist
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Wish It Forward, Kids for Wish Kids, External Events
My Wish: "I wish to be a dolphin trainer!"
 maddieA Maddie Ames
Stewardship Coordinator
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My Wish: "I wish to have a corgi!"
 StephanyM2 Stephany McMillan
Community Engagement Specialist
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Wish It Forward, Kids for Wish Kids, External Events
My Wish: "I wish to go to the Pinners Convention & Expo!"
  • Our chapter was awarded the 2016 Power of ONE Award!

  • Celebrating 296 wishes granted

  • Staff at Charlotte W.I.S.H. Society Luncheon

  • Getting ready for the Annual Pitchin' For Wishes Cornhole Tournament

  • Cheering for our Carolina Panthers

  • Staff members supporting the #ShareYourEars campaign

  • Staff Thanksgiving Party 2015

  • Staff Christmas party 2015

  • Staff members at the annual W.I.S.H. Society luncheon in Triad

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  • Triad W.I.S.H. Society

  • Staff wedding shower

  • Cornhole Tourney

  • Having fun

Latest Status Update

  • Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and swing by your local Macy's to write a letter to Santa for the annual Believe campaign! For each letter dropped into the special red letterboxes at Macy’s (or online at through Dec. 24, $1 will be donated to Make-A-Wish America to help transform the lives of kids with critical illnesses. Learn more at
Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina
1131 Harding Place
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 339-0334
Toll Free (877) 677-9474