David Williams

As president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, David Williams leads the foundation’s national staff and works closely with its 69 chapters in executing the mission of granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Among his accomplishments have included initiating the development of Make-A-Wish University, and expanding communications opportunities between the national office and chapters. Prior to joining the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Williams spent a 10-year career Habitat for Humanity International, rising to executive vice president and chief operating officer.