John Vranas

Chief Development and Marketing Officer

John Vranas is the Chief Development and Marketing Officer for the Humane Society of the United States.

John Vranas, headshot
Meredith Lee
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The HSUS

Before his work at the Humane Society of the United States, Vranas oversaw the creation and execution of all global projects for fundraising, communications and marketing at Make-A-Wish International. Vranas joined Make-A-Wish in 2014 as the Chief Marketing Officer for Make-A-Wish America. In that capacity, he led the repositioning of the brand, outlining a marketing strategy for the organization. His efforts led to new levels of recognition, equity and favorability for Make-A-Wish in the United States.  

Before Make-A-Wish, Vranas served as Vice President of Fundraising for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Senior Vice President of Field Operations at ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Vranas is a graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He and his wife, Angi, share their lives with two cats, Electra and Phoebeboth adopted from local shelters.