"The impact of a wish is, quite simply, extraordinary," said Vynalek. "It is an honor to serve as chair of the founding chapter here in Arizona with such an amazing board."
“Our chapter has made amazing strides in the past few years, granting a record number of wishes for Arizona wish kids and much of that is thanks to our dedicated board members, including Brad,” said Elizabeth Reich, President and Chief Executive Officer of Make-A-Wish Arizona. “His commitment to increasing awareness and building fundraising opportunities throughout the state is second only to his passion toward helping to grant wishes.”
Vynalek is a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. He routinely represents financial institutions, high tech and tech transfer entities, and clients from a broad array of industries. Vynalek also is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and serves as president of the University of Arizona's Law College Association. He has been a member of the Make-A-Wish Arizona board since 2007 and has been instrumental in helping the chapter grant a record number of wishes the past two years for Arizona children with life-threatening medical conditions. Most recently, Vynalek chaired the board development committee and worked to recruit high profile business executives to the board. In 2012 and 2013 he was named in Southwest Super Lawyers® for business litigation.
He received his law degree from the University of Arizona and his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Stanford University where he served as a Public Service Honors Scholar. He is a graduate of both Valley Leadership Institute Class XXVI and the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy.
About Make-A-Wish Arizona
Make-A-Wish Arizona is the founding chapter of Make-A-Wish, the world’s largest wish granting organization which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. With the help of generous donors, Make-A-Wish Arizona grants more than 300 wishes annually.
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