Every 30 seconds...

a child is diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Holiday Heroes partners with hospitals to provide happy distractions for children confined to the hospital. They take a child's mind away with a day of play, thereby promoting better recovery from illness.

Meet the Team

Board Members

Stuart Baum

Board President

Josh Spencer

Board Chair
Holland and Knight

Ann Behrens

Mueller Accounting

Brandt Kucharski

Annual Event Chair

Bill Burris

Board Member
NPN 360

Johnathan Hirsh

Board Member
Deutsche Bank

Reed Hudson

Board Member
Industrial Sales and Engineering Group

Brian Pomis

Board Member
Grant Thornton

Ron Repking

Board Member
Innovative operational Technology

Matt Robertson

Board Member
Byline Bank

Dean Svigos

Board Member
Fresh Farms

Steve Westerberg

Board Member
Nelson Westerberg

Mike Winters

Board Member
ProSourced Solutions



Felicia Winiecki

Executive Director

Maggie Drain

Director of Operations

Karrie King

Director of Programming

Kristen Sandberg

Community Relations Coordinator

Associate Board

Laura Pone

Associate Board Chair/ Fundraising Co-Chair

Michael Burge

Treasurer / Fundraising Co-Chair

Morgan Olenski

Board Development Chair

John Martin

Board Member

Samantha Duros

Board Member