Arizona Chapter Lead

Ken Holmes is a Tucson native and after getting married in 1999 he and his wife Emily have been busy raising their 3 children while actively supporting the youth group in their church. Ken started working with his father in the insurance and financial business in 2001. When Ken’s father passed away in 2009, due…

Virginia Chapter Lead

Logan Rash is a recent college graduate from Virginia Wesleyan College in Norfolk, Virginia. He commissioned as second lieutenant through ROTC from Old Dominion University in 2015 branching Military Intelligence. He is now attached to the HHC 1-116th IN BN in Lynchburg, Virginia. While on orders he met close friend Garrett Guinivan who introduced him…

San Antonio Chapter Lead

Brad Tobler joined Wish For Our Heroes in 2011 after meeting Jeff Wells at a business event.  After learning what Wish for Our Heroes is all about, Brad quickly joined and starting developing the San Antonio Chapter.  He works closely as a military liason as part of Joint Base San Antonio. His profession is supporting…

Rocky Mountain and Mid Atlantic Chapter Director

Garrett is lead volunteer of the Mid Atlantic Chapter Director of Wish for Our Heroes.  He started the Rocky Mountain chapter in January 2015 when he moved to Colorado from Bloomington, Indiana.  In Bloomington, while completing his graduate degree and participating in IU Army ROTC he met Jeff Wells and Erich Orrick and became an…

Volunteer Director, Florida

Joyce Brown and her husband of 22 years Dick have been volunteers for Wish For Our Heroes Foundation since its beginning in November, 2009 by helping with the 1st event held in Florida.  They have 4 wonderful children, 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren that they are very proud of..  Joyce has chaired or co-chaired…

North Florida Chapter Lead

Joe Pearce spent 37 years working in the shoe industry with Brown Shoe Company, Wolverine World Wide, Nine West and Liz Claiborne. Upon retirement, he helped start The First Tee program in St. John’s  County, as a volunteer he worked for twelve years teaching life skills through the game of golf. Over the past two…

Wish Coordinator

Ann Mayer is the Wish Coordinator for Wish for Our Heroes, and has coordinated the granting the majority of wishes that charity has granted since 2010. Ann has a special place in her heart for our military. Her son, Eric, serves in the Marine Corp and spent most of 2011 in Afghanistan. Ann understands the…

Board Member

Board Member

Master Sergeant Anthony Rives is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland. He joined the Army in February, 1997 attending One Station Unit Training at Fort Knox, KY to be an Armor crewman. During his career, MSG Rives served as a 1SG Sergeant for a Tank and Headquarters Company, Brigade EOA and SHARP, Tank Platoon Sergeant,…

Board Member

Vice President, Indiana Chapter Lead

Erich Orrick is a disabled and retired US Army veteran. Originally from Indianapolis, Erich spent 21 years in the Army, deploying to Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Somalia, and Iraq. In his career, Erich was stationed with the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood Texas for 3 years, 6 years in Mannheim Germany with the 3rd COSCOM,…

President & Founder

Jeff Wells is the President and Founder of WISH for OUR HEROES. Wells started the non-profit organization in memory of his father, 1SG Thomas G. Wells (1933-2009), a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, as well as all active duty military heroes. A former Army Captain and recipient of the Bronze Star,…