Education People in the News

David A. Williams

By Jessica L. Tonn — January 11, 2005 1 min read

David A. Williams will become the president and chief executive officer of the Make-A-Wish Foundation this week.

David Williams

For the past 10 years, Mr. Williams, 45, has been employed by Habitat for Humanity International, an Americus, Ga.-based nonprofit group that builds houses for poor people.

The Phoenix-based Make- A-Wish Foundation works to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. It has 74 chapters nationwide and 28 international affiliates.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 12, 2005 edition of Education Week