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September 19, 2019Cart

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by Fairfield County Business Journal
by FCBJ

WWE exec Michelle Wilson to chair Make-a-Wish Foundation of Connecticut board

Trumbull-based Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut has appointed WWE Co-President Michelle Wilson as the chairwoman of its board of directors.

Wilson joined the Stamford-headquartered WWE in 2009 as chief marketing officer, and previously was vice president of integrated marketing at XFL, the company’s short-lived professional football league; she also serves on WWE’s board of directors. From 2001 to 2009, she was chief marketing officer at the White Plains-headquartered United States Tennis Association.

“Michelle has assumed a leadership position on our board since she joined in late 2015,” said Make-A-Wish Connecticut President and CEO Pam Keough. “Michelle’s commitment to our mission is unparalleled. She brings the expertise and energy to lead us to the next level as we focus on expanding the wish journey for every eligible wish child and family in the state.”