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About Daniel Lietz
Daniel Lietz, Finance, worked in the banking and finance field for over twenty years. After the passing of his fiancé, Vikki Tulcus, C91, Literature and Communications, due to renal kidney failure, he took on the challenge of her job as the Chicago Metro Outreach Coordinator for the Illinois Secretary of State’s organ and tissue donor registry. He is a committee chair for Donate Life Illinois and a member of the Donate Life America Media committee.
About Joshua Muller
Joshua is the Manager of Communications for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network. He is responsible for coordinating Gift of Hope’s public outreach campaigns with the goal of registering organ and tissue donors throughout Illinois and northwest Indiana. Since joining Gift of Hope in November of 2010, Josh has coordinated campaigns that generated more than 25,000 donor registrations. These initiatives include:
• The Guinness World Record for Most Registered Donors in a Day at the University of Illinois in which 2,262 students registered as lifesaving donors.
• The 2012 and 2013 Hospitals for Hope Campaigns which generated more than 750 registrations in 2012 and over 4,600 registrations in 2013.
• The 2013 Back to School Tour that spanned the state of Illinois generating more than 5,451 donor registrations. Josh is a proud graduate of Butler University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.
Prior to Gift of Hope, he spent over two years with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where he coordinated a variety of fundraising events in the Midwest raising nearly $2 million.