Who We Are
Founded in 2011, Wellness Wishes Incorporated is an Ohio-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works with program recipients and partners across the country.
Since the beginning, we have been committed to providing programs and services through collaborative efforts, bringing communities and their members together. These initiatives embody a holistic and health-centric environment that promote infrastructure directly impacting four branches: Veterans, First Responders, Conservation and Underserved Populations. Through various means of fundraising, outreach, education and advocacy, we invest in communities, fostering a collective spirit of group prosperity.
At Wellness Wishes, our vision is to fund and deliver innovative and collaborative programs and services which directly impact four branches:
In working with like-minded individuals and organizations, we strive to create a holistically healthier environment for all through capitalistic ideologies and venture philanthropy, encouraging independence and sustainability, while fostering entrepreneurship and enterprise.
Funding initiatives to rebuild a healthier future
Wellness Wishes Family
Board | Ambassadors | Directors | Funding Advisors
Working together for our communities
First Responder Ambassador
Serving as a professional firefighter and EMT for 10+ years, Gregory brings an authenticity and passion like no other in devising and implementing funding strategies for first responder departments. A continual student, he pursues knowledge and development with a devotion to not only the departments he serves, but for philanthropy and protection of his fellow humans. Greg has set the bar high as the founding First Responder Ambassador.
Dr. Laura Dowling MBA, CHFP, CRCR, CSBI
Advisory Board | Healthcare Revenue
EVP Op; Forensic Recovery Audit
Laura’s background as a key influencer known for building and leading high-performing teams, and as a strategic thinker within the rapidly moving healthcare environment makes her a natural fit to lead our Funding Advisors Claims Recovery efforts, recovering lost money for organizations through our venture philanthropy model. Her expertise in the non-profit sector and board rooms make her a natural fit as part of our team, leading our philanthropic efforts, funding a healthier future.
Director for Successful Senior Aging
As an excelled gerontologist, Pat fully understands the impact the Boomer Generation will have on the economic and medical landscape, should they develop dementia at currently projected rates. She is the solution to these problems, realizing that everything comes back to the brain. With a focus on brain health and function, as well as prevention, she is the ideal professional to address optimization.
Through our trusted partner, AR Billing, who John serves as their full-time Director of Business Development, John and his colleagues have become one of our most valued collaborators, while John personally has come on as one of our invaluable Veterans Ambassadors. John's passion and enthusiasm for fundraising, philanthropy, healthcare and veteran's issues make him a wonderful addition to the Wellness Wishes family and we're excited to have a veteran such as John, who proudly served in the Army National Guard, Air Defense Artillery, spearhead our veteran projects here in Columbus and beyond.
Director of Advancement
Adam can best be described as someone who passionately inspires others to achieve whatever they want out of life. As a skilled professional, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Adam was an obvious fit for the Wellness Wishes family. One of the first members to join our team in 2018, Adam has since played an integral role in greatly advancing our fundraising and fund advising efforts, and in helping the Wellness Wishes family grow with great, like-minded individuals.
Stephen Lee, DC
National Director of Funding Advisors
Serving as the Chief of Chiropractic Services at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Stephen brings a wonderful blend of healthcare and veteran focus to Wellness Wishes. His passion for continued growth has lead him to assist a variety of other organizations in consulting and development. This passion is equal to a passion he brings to Wellness Wishes in assisting us with funding healthcare organizations, emergency response departments and a number of other philanthropic causes.
Advisory Board | Healthcare
Rodi’s professional background as an innovative leader includes 20+ years in Healthcare and Entrepreneurship, excelling in strategic planning for partners and clients. His ability to create trust and foster relationships makes him the perfect fit for our Advisory Board, and his employ with Lockton Companies, ensures our partnership with them truly will make an impact. Additionally, Rodi works with Able Shepherd, furthering our impact in the veterans and first responder spaces, and our commitment to freedom.
Director of Funding Advisors
Erin is a graduate of The Ohio State University, and has founded various health, wellness and analytic companies, as well as the non-profit organization, Wellness Wishes, in 2011. Now, working Wellness Wishes full-time, she lends her skills in entrepreneurship and program design to deliver highly impactful venture philanthropy initiatives, that have the ability to generate revenue for organizations while funding community efforts.
Director of Operations
Matt's background in the healthcare, benefits and financial spaces, as well as his experience founding multiple companies in the healthcare and data analytics industries make him a natural fit to manage day-to-day operations for Wellness Wishes. His passion for conservation, sustainability and creative strategies to save and preserve the Earth well into the future combine perfectly with forward-thinking venture philanthropy efforts, making him an invaluable asset to the Wellness Wishes family.
Advisory Board | Management
Todd's expertise spans working with global management consulting companies, Fortune 500 technology organizations and even founding his own businesses. His leadership and development skills make him a perfect fit with the Wellness Wishes family in helping to structure the organization for scalability and success. His passion for philanthropic initiatives, including military veterans and conservation efforts simply reaffirms this obvious partnership that will assist Wellness Wishes in reaching the next level of venture philanthropy.