Former Make-A-Wish CEO Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

(Des Moines, IA) -- The former CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa is pleading guilty to embezzling money from the charity.  

Jennifer Woodley has admitted to giving herself unapproved bonuses and using the company credit card for personal use in court documents.  

Prosecutors said she began stealing from the charitable organization just two months after being hired as CEO in August 2019.  

In total, she stole around 41-thousand dollars from the Iowa chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.