Free Wheelchair Mission wouldn't be where it is today without the tremendous support and hard work of its board of directors, staff and dedicated volunteers.

Our office may be reached by calling 949.273.8470 or our toll-free number 800.733.0858. Learn more about career opportunities.

Leadership

  • Don Schoendorfer, President and Founder
  • Denny Kromer, Chief Financial Officer
  • Nuka Solomon, Executive Director

Development

  • Angela Gomez, National Director of Development
  • Jennifer Witucki, Director of Development & Strategic Initiatives
  • Melate Bekele, Development Officer–Major Gifts
  • Georgia Kloos, Development Officer–Major Gifts
  • Sarah Bartlett, Foundations and Grants Manager
  • Dana Hindman, National Ambassador Manager
  • Ivy Leeson, Development Officer–Church Relations

Marketing

  • Jennifer Walker, Director of Marketing
  • Ken Hammond, Senior Manager, Creative Services
  • Emily Bisogno, Events Manager
  • Stephen Bay, Marketing Manager
  • Lauren Babb, Marketing Coordinator

Finance & Administration

  • Mike Higa, Director of Finance & Administration
  • Mackenzie Cummins, Volunteer Manager & Executive Administrator
  • Sheri Homann, Human Resources Manager & Accounts Payable
  • Cara Li, Database Manager
  • Erin Spain, Database Administrator
  • Raspreet Sudan, Gift Processing Associate
  • Olivia Alvarez, Receptionist & Office Administrator

Independent Contractor

    • Lori Gonzalez, Bookkeeper

Programs

  • Vanessa Mendoza, Director of Programs
  • Molly Brodersen, Programs Relations Manager II
  • Nicole VanderZouwen, Medical Programs Manager
  • Jennifer Wong, Field Analysis Manager
  • Lorena Hernandez, Operations Specialist
  • Tess Stansbury, Partner Recruitment & Management Coordinator
  • Crystal Jackson, Medical Programs Coordinator
  • Bonnie Gonzalez, Test Engineer

Independent Contractors

    • Ilse Caballeros, Central America Regional Trainer
    • Thatiana Morataya, Central America Regional Facilitator

Board of Directors

  • Stuart Rattray, Chair
    Retired from Hapag-Lloyd
  • Don Schoendorfer, PhD, Founder and President
    Free Wheelchair Mission
  • Denny Kromer, Chief Financial Officer
    Retired from Dunn-Edwards
  • Deborah Anderson, Secretary
    Owner, Anderson Insurance and Investment Services
  • Steve Adkinson, Member
    Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch
  • Dan Hanson, Member
    Chief Retail Production Officer, loanDepot
  • David Hummelberg, Member
    The Capital Group COO/CFO
  • Connie Salios, Member
    National Managing Partner, The Barnabas Group
  • Bob Shank, Member
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Master’s Program
  • Marjorie Terner, JD, Member
    Retired from Boeing

Southwest Region Advisory Council

  • Bob Holloway, Chair
    USI Southwest, Senior Vice President
  • John Knox, Jr., Member
    Markel Surety, Chairman / CEO
  • Jay Harbison, Jr., Member
    4J Energy, LLC, President
  • Alison Shanklin, Member
    Second Baptist Church, Houston
  • Rachel Shaw, Member
    Baker Hughes, a GE company, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner
  • Tony Visage, Member
    Bracewell LLP, Partner

Orange County Women’s Council for Mobility

  • Kathryn Flattum, Chair
  • Michelle Delponte, Member
  • Leah Dodge, Member
  • Lisa Hummelberg, Member
  • Lisa Madden, Member
  • Kathryn Morris, Member
  • Carol Perry, Member
  • Lori Philp, Member