Development Director

As Development Director, Jeff oversees the alumni development, annual fund drive, and any major gift campaigns. Jeff began his Manito-wish experience as a camper at age 12 in 1975. He progressed to the outpost program and was then hired as a summer staff member. Prior to being Development Director, Jeff served as a volunteer, Board Member, and President of the Board of Directors. Jeff’s Manito-wish experience and success as a business owner/financial professional make him uniquely qualified for the position. In addition to his passion and expertise, Jeff brings a methodical approach, proactive nature, and collaborative leadership style.

jeff.pereles@manito-wish.org

Testimonials

We support Manito-wish because of its commitment to youth, leadership training, outdoor education, long-standing traditions, character development, and simple pleasure.
V. A.