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Board of Directors and Advisors

The Board of Directors helps chart the Make-A-Wish mission and vision.

The Board of Directors selects, evaluates and supports the president and chief executive officer for Make-A-Wish. The board also protects the organization's assets, enhances its public standing, ensures accountability, maintains legal integrity and assesses its own performance.

Board of Directors

Matthew Acock - Chairman
Acock Engineering & Associates, L.P.

Stephen Landry - Chairman Elect, Board Development Chair
Ernst & Young, LLP

Julie Luecht - Secretary

Charles Giraud III - Treasurer
Ernst & Young, LLP

David Ainsworth, Sr.
Ainsworth Trucking

Ebony Beaudoin, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Michael Bono
Corporate Care

Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Village Family Practice, LLC

Bruce Culpepper
Shell Oil Company

Dana George
Wish Parent

Gay Lynn Gose
Foretravel Motorcoach

Karen Iconos
Satterwhite Wealth Management Group

Jake E. Jacques
Fuel Exchange, LLC.

Lesley Keller
The Friedkin Group

Mathew Knowles
Music World Entertainment

Jason Kohll - term resumes 9/2018
Professional Sports Partners

Rick Kolencik - Investment Committee Chair
Marathon Oil Corporation

Chrissy Mafrige - term resumes 9/2018

Kathie Maley
Jay Miller
Sugarland Skeeters Baseball

Vicky Gerl Neumeyer - Program Committee Chair
New Orleans Saints & New Orleans Pelicans

Stephen Parker - Compliance Committee Chair
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Edward Razim
Locke Lord LLP

William B. Reily IV
Evamor Products / Wm. B Reily & CO. INC

Jeff Reimert - term resumes 9/2018
On The Level Game Studios, LLC

Rob Schanen
Alliant Insurance Services

Scott Schwinger
SVP & CFO - Houston Texans

Thomas Sellers
Marin USA

Rick Stein - term resumes 9/2018

W. Aaron Thielhorn - term resumes 9/2018
Trammell Crow Company

Caylin Wiebe
Del Papa Distributing

William Windham
Investments - Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Tommy Austin - Director Emeritus
Retired - US Customs

Board of Advisors

Dan Bellow
Jones Lang LaSalle, Houston

Susan Cox
Cox Properties

Doug Dawson
Dawson Financial Services

Heather DeRousse
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Douglas J. Erwin
Redhouse Associates

Giuseppe Risi
Ferrari of Houston / Ferrari of The Woodlands

Kenneth Simon
Crown Castle

Cheryl Smith
John Wesley United Methodist Church

Charles Strauss

Andrew Veres
Retired President of Bridal Expo

Mandy S. Williams
Red & Black Productions, L.P. 

Medical Advisor

ZoAnn Dreyer, M.D.
Texas Children’s Hospital 

President & CEO

Teresa (Teri) Andrepont
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana
Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana
12625 Southwest Freeway
Stafford, TX 77477
(281) 491-9474

Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana, Louisiana Office
3340 Severn Avenue
Suite 350
Metairie, LA 70002
(504) 846-9474
Toll Free (888) 677-9474