Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014
Wish Upon A Hero Foundation today announced that Anne Gutos has been named Executive Director. Gutos will focus on connecting with the youth and provide them with the best resources and tools to encourage philanthropy throughout their own local and global communities.
She plans to concentrate on engaging the foundation's Hero Clubs with world-class philanthropists to educate the youth and provide them the insight on becoming tomorrow’s philanthropic leaders.
Gutos recently stated that she is looking forward to the exciting and challenging work in leading the Wish Upon A Hero Foundation as a well respected and globally recognized youth empowerment and philanthropic organization.
Gutos is renowned for bringing diverse groups together, building united teams and passionately accomplishing serious goals. It is here she plans on achieving the greater good by having a strong educational focus, creating unique global strategy and influencing purpose filled youth engagement.
Dave Girgenti, Founder, Wish Upon A Hero Foundation, stated, “I am pleased and excited to bring Anne aboard as the Executive Director. Anne’s leadership skills and her passion for philanthropy, youth, and education made her a natural fit to lead this organization. We are very focused on the mission of Wish Upon A Hero and look forward to making a direct impact on world youth and the communities they will affect.”
Some of Anne’s past experience in non-profit leadership roles includes International Healthcare Volunteers, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Boys and Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters, American Red Cross, New Jersey Cancer Control Plan Workgroup, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, Survivors Teaching Medical Students, Abramson Cancer Center at The University of Pennsylvania and many more.
The Wish Upon A Hero Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that empowers students to raise money and awareness for causes in their local and global community.
To learn more about Wish Upon A Hero Foundation, visit: http://www.wishuponahero.org.