MEET OUR STAFF
Mary-Kate O'Leary, MA
Mary Kate is a 20 + year experienced Executive Director providing oversight to A Wish Come True. Her wealth of knowledge as a nonprofit leader and her own experience of having a sick sibling gives her the ability to connect to the community we serve and our Wish Families.
Laura Cioe, BA
Director of Program Services
Laura comes to us with a medical and educational background along with training in holistic healthcare. She has a degree in Early Childhood Development and Psychology. Laura and her family and were honored to have received a Wish to Disney World and stay at Give Kids the World for their son Nicholas in 2016. She is excited to take on the Director of Program Service role as we continue to grow and expand resources to our families.
Jerilyn is incredibly passionate about A Wish Come True! She has years of management and business experience and even more importantly she is an incredible Wish Mom!! Her daughter Zoie received her wish last year and her son Jacoby will receive his wish this year! The entire family has been wonderful donors to other Wish Families!
Samantha is a great addition to A Wish Come True. She has a background as a nurse and she is also a Wish Mom to Lilly. They enjoyed their trip to Give Kids the World this past spring. Samantha is also a realtor and brings great organization and customer service skills to work with our families. Samantha and her family are from Cumberland RI.
Development & Communications Coordinator
Joe comes to us with years of experience in social media, content creation and communications. His previous work experience includes being the Office Manager, General Manager and Regional Manager at Launch Trampoline Park. He also started his own business where he runs a sports league in Johnston. He is excited to use his experience to help grow the organization's presence in the community.