Antonio is a Financial Advisor with JP Morgan Chase in Sacramento. He specializes in helping clients design strategies to fulfill their goals of leaving a legacy through philanthropic planning. Antonio is passionate about children’s education and he credits much of his own success to the exceptional educational opportunities he was blessed with throughout his youth. He believes in helping children access the opportunities and guidance necessary for achieving their rich and unique potentials.
Sheila is the Founder and Executive Director of The Wish List Project. As a former K-8 classroom teacher, and the proud parent of two daughters, she saw first hand, the need for funding growth experiences for children and young adults who have great potential but few opportunities. Sheila’s extensive background working with underserved populations in the fields of education, juvenile justice and recreation, coupled with her business and marketing skills, acquired while running a fair trade importing company and an adventure outfitter, have prepared her to take a hands-on leadership approach when working with students as well as team members. Her personal goals are to serve her community and to help create a brighter future for young people from diverse backgrounds.
Debra is Administrative Analyst for the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. She holds a Master of Business Administration and has 10 years of experience in strategic planning, leadership and project management for government agencies. Additionally, she provides no-cost business coaching and strategic planning services for sole proprietors who need assistance building their business. As the mother of a teenager, Debra wants her, and all people, to have the tools they need to achieve their goals in life. She is excited to be able to give back to the community through The Wish List Project.
Marisol is a CPA and Financial Controller of North America for Oracle Corporation. She specializes in auditing of Employee Benefit Plans for businesses and tax exempt organizations. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Marisol says she was just like the students The Wish List Project serves. “I wanted to participate in extracurricular activities and couldn’t because my parents weren’t able to afford it.” She looks forward to helping children receive support to do the things they love and are passionate about.
Dimitrius is Nurturing Parenting Program Training Manager for The Child Abuse Prevention Center. He has 20+ years experience in leadership, compliance, quality assurance and public speaking, and is passionate about serving his community through active leadership, education and outreach roles in the nonprofit sector. Dimitrius is a compassionate leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. He has an aptitude for addressing cultural diversity and inclusion within organizations.
Mikey Langlois is a native of the great snow-filled state of Wisconsin. He has developed his community and communication skills in Haiti, Alaska and California. Mikey is the Membership and Program Manager at the Impact Foundry, an organization that provides consultation and services to nonprofits in Northern California. Before the Impact Foundry, Mikey worked with clients at Lutheran Social Services as a member of the LEVN program, a year of volunteer service in a social justice setting. Mikey is focused on expanding the capacity and reach of nonprofits, specifically in the areas of homelessness, young adults, and basic health and food services.
Kim is Vice President at 3Fold Communications as well as the Executive Director of the Impact Foundry. She joined 3Fold to launch the nonprofit division, focusing on capacity-building for faith and community-based organizations, and to serve the interests of corporate community benefit programs. Local, statewide and national foundations have engaged 3Fold to help strengthen grantee organizations; and Kim and her team have developed grant making programs and training modules to help nonprofit organizations improve upon and demonstrate their impact. From foster care to public radio, Kim has helped nonprofits develop programs, attract funding, and expand the delivery of their mission. Kim served on The Wish List Project's Board of Directors for the first three years beginning in 2013. "I joined The Wish List Project Board of Directors because of the tremendous need for us to help young people develop to their potential. TWLP provides an opportunity for everyone to make a difference in the life of a child, a family, a community."