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Our Staff

Make-A-Wish®Eastern North Carolina is part of the nation’s largest and most well-established wish-granting organization, with chapters and volunteers throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Our local staff is dedicated to granting the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions, and maintaining the foundation’s grassroots fulfillment of its mission.  The work of the foundation is accomplished by a volunteer governing board of directors, a paid staff of dedicated employees, and more than 350 dedicated volunteers. 


Kristen Johnson

Kristen Johnson, CFRE
President & CEO
919-821-7111, ext. 2121

Brad Faulkner

Brad Faulkner
Vice President, Finance
919-821-7111, ext. 2122

Angeline McInerny

Angeline McInerny
Vice President, Mission Delivery
919-821-7111 ext. 2106 

Jerry Peters

Jerry Peters
Vice President, Brand Advancement
919-821-7111 ext. 2123


Cassie Edmonds
Events Manager

919-821-7111, ext. 2116

Jackie Jordan
Development Coordinator, Wilmington

919-821-7111, ext. 2115

LuanneLuanne Lane
Corporate Relations Manager

919-821-7111, ext. 2113

George Marut
Director of Development
919-821-7111, ext. 2118

Janis Netherland

Janis Netherland
Director of Philanthropy, Wilmington Area
919-821-7111, ext. 2112

Amanda Rapant
Administrative Coordinator


AustinAustin Wiser
Development Coordinator

919-821-7111, ext. 2114

Wish Granting

Julie Berry

Julie Berry
Volunteer Coordinator
919-821-7111, ext. 2110

Sarah ButcherSarah Hughes
Wish Services Coordinator
919-821-7111 ext. 2109

Karen Bandusch Harris
Medical Outreach & Education Manager

919-821-7111 ext. 2108

Laura JasmineLaura Jasmine

Wish Coordinator
919-821-7111, ext. 2111

Julie LoweJulie Lowe
Wish Manager 
919-821-7111 ext. 2107

 MAW East NC

3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 919-821-7111
Toll Free: 800-432-WISH (9474)
Fax: 919-832-0079

Wishes in Flight - Donate Your Air Miles
Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474