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

Every day he and his trip mates worked through challenges together. Every day they got closer….It was one of the best, and most formative, experiences he’s ever had.
O. G.