Make-A-Wish Wisconsin: Adds six new community leaders to its board of directors

WAUWATOSA, WI – As of September 1 (the start of its new fiscal year), Make-A-Wish Wisconsin added six new community leaders to its Board of Directors and introduced its new Executive Board Directors. Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Board Directors are invited to serve for a 3-year term with a possible second consecutive 3-year-term.

New Board Directors:
Christa Graverson, Chief Compliance Officer, Baird
John Hagenow, CEO, Fusion Recruiters
Kelly Kauffman, Chief Human Capital Officer, Milwaukee Bucks
Tammy Noll, SVP, Global Franchises, Vyaire Medical
Shea O’Rorke, Vice President – Corporate Development, Northwestern Mutual
Dana World Patterson, Founder & CEO, Foundations for Freedom, Inc.

Executive Board:
Board Chair – Craig Faust, Chief Operating Officer, Inpro Corporation
Vice Chair – Beth Straka, Sr. VP Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, WEC Energy Group
Legal Chair – John Herbers, Attorney/Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren 
Fundraising Chair – Tony Sikorski, Chief Operating Officer, Global MR, GE Healthcare
Wish Granting Chair – Sheila Dodds, Medical Social Worker, Children’s Wisconsin
Treasurer – Shannon Kobylarczyk, Associate General Counsel, Manpower Group Inc.
Secretary – Jona Mancuso, VP of Marketing, Carma Laboratories
Immediate Past Chair – Luis Arroyo, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

For a full list of the Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Board of Directors, please visit


Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Since the Wisconsin chapter was founded in 1984, more than 7,700 Wisconsin families have experienced the power of a wish, resulting for many in a turning point in the fight against their illnesses. Currently, more than 450 children are waiting for their life-changing wishes to be granted through Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. According to a recent wish impact study, a Make-A-Wish experience leads to increased emotional and physical health for wish children. For more information on making a donation or getting involved, please visit or call 800.236.WISH.