55+ years of
providing hope

Our Staff

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National Office
134 North La Salle Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-1036


John Deinhart 
President and Chief Executive Officer

Christian Delgado 
Chief Finance and Operations Officer

Jesus Ramirez Guerrero

Abigail Blake
Sr. Donor Gift Management Specialist

Nissa Petrowski
Salesforce Administrator​

Vanessa Cervantes
Human Resources Coordinator

Alfredo Benitez
NPH Country Liaison
Nanci Alanis Alcatara
Sponsorship Manager

Michelle Hurtado
Sponsorship and Project Coordinator

Vanessa Cannon
Correspondence and Volunteer Coordinator

Perseus Halliwell
Donor Gift Management Specialist

Jill Adams McDonough
Vice President of Donor Engagement and Strategy

Kim Dumke
National Marketing Manager

Web site questions/comments:

West and South

Xavier Walker 
Vice President, Donor Relations (West and South Area)
Cell: 972.849.9053

Wafa Shami
Donor Relations Officer, California (West and South Area)

Seattle Office
1800 112th Avenue NE
Suite 270-E
Bellevue, WA 98004-2961

Phone 425.646.3935

Ross Egge
Director of International Engagement and Donor Relations

Jennifer Abercrombie Foster
International Engagement Manager (West and South Area)

Dana Hill
National Trips Coordinator (West and South Area)

Abbey Laninga
Donor Relations Officer

Madeline Kessi
Donor Relations Officer

Phoenix Office
5110 North 40th Street
Suite 248
Phoenix, AZ 85018-2143

Phone 480.967.9449

Jennifer Turner
Development Officer

Belinda Roda
Donor Relations Manager

Aubrey Sanders
Donor Relations Coordinator


Stephanie Pommier 
Vice President, Donor Relations (Midwest Area)

Chuck Allworth  
Director of Gift Planning and Donor Relations

Minneapolis Office
1400 Van Buren Street NE
Suite #200-210
Minneapolis, MN 55413-4605

Phone 651.482.1703

Naomi Bothe
Donor Relations Officer

India Zietsman
Donor Relations Manager

Abby Anderson
Donor Relations Coordinator

Chicago Office
134 North La Salle Street
Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-1036

Phone 312.386.7499

Stephanie Smithers
Donor Relations Officer

Julie Lundberg
Donor Relations Coordinator


Quincy Office
265 Willard Street
3rd Floor
Quincy, MA 02169-1514

Phone 617.206.4940

Jennifer Rayno
Vice President, Donor Relations (East Area), and St. Damien Pediatric Hospital Fund

Monica Henry, Donor Relations

St. Damien Pediatric Hospital Fund

134 North La Salle Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60602-1036

Phone 312.386.7499, extension 401