Antonio Benevento 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 Hull-Summers 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 Waltman 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 Diaz is a CPA and Financial Controller of North America for Oracle Corporation. She specializes in USGAAP Financial Statements as well as International Accounting. While working on public accounting she acquired expertise on Auditing / Reporting of tax exempt organizations, Employee Benefit Plans and Small Business. 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.
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.
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Heidi E.Ramirez studied psychology at California State University, Sacramento where she earned her bachelors degree in 2016. For the past eight years she has been the Event Coordinator and Public Relations Manager for Quinceañera Magazine of Northern California. Passionate about promoting higher education she successfully mentored young ladies in both local and national non-profit pageant competitions. In addition, with her guidance, several locals have won scholarships toward their college degrees. Heidi joined The Wish List Project Board of Directors because of her desire to continue working with her community and to assist kids in developing self esteem and motivation.
Kim Tucker is Vice President of 3Fold Communications and Executive Director of the Impact Foundry. Kim served on The Wish List Project's Inaugural Board of Directors from 2013-2016. "I joined The Wish List Project 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."