LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles’ Board of Directors has elected Bo
Pearl of O’Melveny & Myers LLP as Board Chair. Mr. Pearl is a
long-time supporter of nonprofit organizations and has served for four
years as Board Director for Make-A-Wish Greater LA, which grants
life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
“Bo has been a passionate advocate for Make-A-Wish and is the focused,
visionary leader we need to drive expansion of our LA chapter’s reach.
We are thrilled to have him at the helm of our board,” said Neal Aton,
President and CEO, Make-A-Wish Greater LA. “Bo’s leadership and
dedication to our mission will be invaluable as we together strive to
reach every eligible child in LA County.”
Mr. Pearl takes the reins from Suzanne Kolb, who has dedicated
five years of service to Make-A-Wish Greater LA, the most recent two as
Board Chair. A globally recognized entertainment industry executive, Ms.
Kolb will continue to serve as an active member of the LA board.
A Georgetown Law educated litigator, Mr. Pearl brings a wealth of
experience as Managing Partner of O’Melveny & Myers’ LLP Century City.
His deep relationships in entertainment, sports and technology will be
critical in expanding Make-A-Wish Greater LA’s local partnerships and
network with key industry leaders. Bo is a tireless fundraiser for
Make-A-Wish, and has chaired the organization’s Walk for Wishes event,
which nets over $200,000 for the nonprofit annually.
“Make-A-Wish changes the lives of kids with life-threatening illnesses.
It has helped my family directly,” said Mr. Pearl. “I hope to help the
organization grant as many wishes as possible. I am humbled to help a
As Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles finalizes plans for its November 9th
Wish Gala, the chapter welcomes two new board members – Corey Breton,
EVP, Sales, Los Angeles Football Club and Carlos Rosales,
Regional Banking District Manager, Wells Fargo.
To learn more about Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles, visit www.la.wish.org.
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