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Make-A-Wish® Alaska and Washington Announces New Trustees


April 22, 2013


Seattle, WA

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, the nonprofit organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, is pleased to announce the election of three new individuals to the Board of Trustees.

Scott Maw is Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance at Starbucks Corporation. Prior to his current position, he served as CFO at Seabright Holdings, a publicly traded company. Prior to Seabright, he spent seven years in retail banking, most recently at JP Morgan Chase as CFO of Consumer Banking. Maw graduated from Gonzaga University with his bachelor’s degree in accounting. He currently resides in Seattle.

Ann Moe is a community volunteer and the former President of Rigel Capital LLC. She has also served as the Global Director of Marketing at Frank Russell Company. Moe has 13-years of experience as a consultant, where she worked with firms to increase their penetration of the institutional investor market. Moe earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. She currently resides in Seattle.

Wayne Hampson is a Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch. He also holds the title of Managing Director – Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager – PIA Program. Hampson received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, and graduated Cum Laude. He currently resides in Seattle with his wife Joani Hampson (maiden name Evans) of Selah, WA.

About Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington:

Since 1986, Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington has granted wishes to more than 5,200 children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. This year, the local chapter will grant more than 300 wishes. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can influence the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. For more information about Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington and how you can share the power of a wish® please call 800.304.9474, visit or connect with us on Facebook at or on Twitter at @MakeAWishAKWA.


Jeannette Tarcha
Director of Communications and Marketing or 206.623.5338

Press Contact

Jeannette Tarcha
Vice President, Communications & Marketing
811 1st Ave #620
Seattle, WA  98104

Phone : (206) 623-5338
Fax : (206) 623-5333

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Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington
811 1st Ave #620
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 623-5300
Toll Free (800) 304-9474
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Eastern Washington Office
104 S Freya St
Green Flag Bldg #210
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 458-2618
Toll Free (888) 790-7005
Make-A-Wish® Alaska & Washington, Alaska Office
430 W 7th Ave #110
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 258-9474
Toll Free (844) 510-9474