Jamie Lick

Chief Executive Director

Jamie is a certified Child Life Specialist in the Pediatric Emergency Department at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge. He is a beer-brewing, vinyl-record-collecting, avid concert goer whose lifelong goal is to make it onto Big Brother. His favorite part about WIOFA is getting to work with his best friends to help make a difference in the lives of teens with cancer in honor of Andrew.


Daniel Ciaglia

Associate Executive Director

Dan is an Integrated Marketing Coordinator at Easterseals National Headquarters. Out of his entire extended family on both sides, Dan is the only left hander in the clan and he likes to embrace his uniqueness! Dan’s favorite thing about WIOFA is the comfort in knowing that Andrew’s fight didn’t end with him. Andrew’s attitude toward life taught Dan to never give up hope and inspired him to continue to keep fighting for the kids and families still battling.


Michael Basic

Director of Corporate Development

Mike currently works at Chicago Glass Blocks and likes to bust out his Master Chef skills and relax to some Frank Sinatra jams in his spare time. His favorite thing about WIOFA is watching the organization grow and evolve with his close friends.


Shannon Page

Director of PR & Marketing

Shannon is a Marketing Communications Coordinator at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In her spare time, she films weddings for some extra income and goofy music videos with her family just for fun. Her favorite thing about WIOFA is getting to work with some of her favorite people making a difference in the lives of others.


Melissa Smialek

Director of Hospital Engagement

Missy is a teacher at St. Rita High School. When the stress of teaching bogs her down, she likes to loosen up with spontaneous dance parties. Her favorite thing about WIOFA is getting to meet new people and form lasting connections through her work.


Stephen Atkinson

Director of Event Operations

Steve is a National Recruiter for Planet Forward, an engineering staffing firm. In his spare time, Steve enjoys playing softball and expanding his massive music collection – built up during his time as a DJ in college. His favorite thing about WIOFA is getting to contribute to a cause so close to his heart.

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