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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

William WindhamChairman, Board Development Committee Chair

Investments- Entrepreneurial Endeavors


Julie Luecht- Vice-Chairman 



Thomas Hatfield- Secretary, Compliance Committee Chair

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP


Charles A. Giraud III - Treasurer

Retired- Ernst & Young, LLP


Matthew Acock

Acock Engineering & Associates, L.P.


Michael Bono

Corporate Care


Dwane G. Broussard, MD

Village Family Practice, LLC


Eric Elfman

Onit, Inc.

Curtis Fessler

Regions Bank


Dana George

Wish Parent

Jason Jennaro

Breakwater Energy Partners

Jason Kohll 

Professional Sports Partners


Rick Kolencik

Marathon Oil Corporation


Stephen Landry 

Ernst & Young, LLP


Kathie Maley

Rebecca McGarr



Kristin Palmer

University of Houston


Edward Razim- Investment Committee Chair

Locke Lord, LLP


William B. Reily IV

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


David Roberts



Jason Sauer

Zurich North America

Thomas Sellers

Marin USA


John Sousa- Program Committee Chair

CenterPoint Energy


W. Aaron Thielhorn 

Trammell Crow Company


Caylin Wiebe

Del Papa Distributing


Fred Willis

North Oaks Medical Center


Tommy Austin - Director Emeritus

Retired - U.S. Customs


Board of Advisors


Dan Bellow

Jones Lang LaSalle, Houston


Susan Cox

Cox Properties


Douglas Dawson

Dawson Financial Services


Heather DeRousse

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center


Douglas J. Erwin

Redhouse Associates


Stephen Parker

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP


Jeff Reimert

On the Level Game Studios, LLC


Giuseppe Risi

Ferrari of Houston / Ferrari of The Woodlands


Scott Schwinger

McNair Interests

Kenneth Simon

Crown Castle


Cheryl Smith

John Wesley United Methodist Church


Charles Strauss



Andrew Veres

Retired President of Bridal Expo


Mandy S. Williams- Inter-generational Committee Chair

Red & Black Productions, L.P. 


Medical Advisor


ZoAnn Dreyer, M.D.

Texas Children’s Hospital 


President & CEO

Teresa (Teri) Andrepont
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana, Inc.
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