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San Francisco, CA, March 16, 2015 — Charles Wilmoth, Senior Vice President-Investments and Senior Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, has joined the Board of Directors of Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco.
Mr. Wilmoth has an M.B.A.-Finance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management at UCLA and B.A.-German and Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
In addition to his current board service with the Glaucoma Research Foundation, Mr. Wilmoth previously served as Board President for Enterprise for High School Students, Treasurer and Director for Ring Mountain Day School, and President of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the UCLA Anderson School of Management Alumni Association. He has served as a basketball coach of CYO girls' and boys' teams and as a Group Leader of the YMCA Adventure Princesses and Guides.
“Charlie Wilmoth and his family have been actively involved with Glaucoma Research Foundation for many years,” said Andrew G. Iwach, MD, Chair of the Glaucoma Research Foundation Board of Directors. “His passion for educating the public about glaucoma and research to find a cure is truly inspiring.”
Mr. Wilmoth and his wife Catherine have three children. They learned that their son Christopher (now age 12) had glaucoma when he was 7 months old. The Wilmoths have been loyal supporters and also hosted educational sessions on glaucoma research and prevention to help spread the word in their northern California community and beyond.
“Charlie’s expertise is a welcome addition to our Board of Directors,” said Thomas M. Brunner, President and CEO of the Glaucoma Research Foundation. “He has served on our Development Committee for many years, and we look forward to his participation on our Investment Committee. It is our sincere hope that we can find a cure for glaucoma in his son Christopher’s lifetime.”
Located in San Francisco, the Glaucoma Research Foundation is the nation’s most experienced foundation dedicated solely to glaucoma research and education. In addition to funding innovative research like the Catalyst for a Cure research consortium and the Shaffer Grants for Innovative Glaucoma Research, GRF provides free educational material including the definitive reference for newly diagnosed patients, “Understanding and Living with Glaucoma,” brochures serving those at highest risk including African Americans and Latinos, and the comprehensive www.glaucoma.org website that answers patients’ questions about glaucoma. Contact: Andrew Jackson, Director of Communications. Phone: (415) 986-3162.
Last reviewed on October 29, 2017