Board of Directors
Scott Bolick, Co-Founder
Brittany Lothe, Co-Founder
Scott excitedly co-founded Will’s Way with his wife Brittany. As President of the Board of Directors, he provides mission-based leadership. He has more than 20 years of varied leadership and strategy experience in the military, management consulting and high tech industry.
Scott is passionate about his family and friends, his sports teams, the ideals of our Founding Fathers – and now helping other parents of preemies and children with special care needs!
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy.
Motto to live by: “Without love in the dream, it will never come true.”
Brittany co-founded Will's Way Foundation with her husband Scott. As Executive Director, she fosters our hospital partnerships, develops our mentors and ensures operational excellence. She has extensive public and private sector experience with a focus on public affairs, development and organizational governance.
Brittany is a member of Junior League and is co-advisor of the Bolick Family Endowment and Lothe Family Charitable Fund.
She holds a Masters degree from the School of International Service at American University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Cloud State University.
Motto to live by: "Plan like a pessimist, think like a realist, act like an optimist and – above all - love what you do."
Jon Lothe, Treasurer
Jon oversees the management and reporting of an organization’s finances. He has more than two decades trust fund management experience.
Before retiring, Jon served as a police officer in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. He enjoys time with his family, volunteering with his church and in his community and auto racing.
Jon serves as co-advisor to the Lothe Family Endowment and Lothe Family Charitable Fund.
Motto to live by: "Where there is a WILL there is a way."
Lauren advances the organization’s fundraising portfolio by deepening current partnerships and building dynamic new investment opportunities to increase impact.
She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dayton and more than 15 years investment banking experience.
Lauren is active in many social causes and a diehard University of Michigan fan.
Lauren and her husband live in Indianapolis with their two children.
Motto to live by: "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."
Will Bolick, Chief Inspiration Officer
Martin Modahl, Technical Advisor
Will is responsible for continuing to inspire the foundation’s strategy and approach.
Born at 24 weeks, weighing less than 2 pounds, Will was a micro-preemie – defined as a baby born weighing less than 1 pound, 12 ounces or before 26 weeks gestation.
Will's achievements are countless and include surviving sepsis, breathing without supplemental oxygen, braving it through a number of surgeries, working really hard at his daily therapy appointments, and weighing more than 4000% of his birth weight.
He likes stickers, Mickey Mouse, cars, trains and hockey.
As he is just 5 years old, his role is voluntary so as not to interfere with his school and play duties - but he is and always will be omnipresent!
Motto to live by: "I don't need a motto."
Martin has more than 15 years experience solving business problems with software. Previously, he worked in the medical industry helping patients with chronic conditions track their symptoms, but, more recently, has been writing software for a small proprietary trading firm.
He is actively involved with the Chicago Jesuit Academy and currently serves as the co-chair of their junior board. He sails every Wednesday evening and most weekends and is a member of the board of directors of Sail Chicago, a community sailing organization.
Martin has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from The Georgia Institute of Technology.
Martin lives in Chicago with his wife.
Motto: "Life is a school where every pupil must learn a different lesson."
Aaron Keeling, Creative Content
Aaron is an independent filmmaker with a degree from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles.
Aaron helps Will's Way Foundation create content that is used for storytelling as well as parent and clinical staff training.
Motto to live by: "When given an opportunity, deliver excellence and never quit."