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Denise Roeser, Founder

Her daughter Ashlee Jungbert who was born with Hypotonia Cerebral Palsy inspired her to help others. Wheels For Kids provides customized wheelchairs to disabled children and young adults. A business manager/partner of Cocoanut Palm Cleaners, a family business, has also led her to several other organizations. Denise is also a board member of the Greater South County Association along with many community outreach opportunities. She was a finalist for the Families First Children’s Day Award. Denise inspires to make Wheels For Kids a national organization.

Dave Wikel, President

Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Wikel attended Ann Arbor Huron High School where he was an all-state athlete in Golf and honorable mention in Football and went on to Duke University where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and played four years on the Blue Devil golf team.  After college, Dave caddied briefly on the PGA golf tour and then moved to Florida in 1984 and started his first of 4 companies- Concrete Floor Systems, LLC..  In 1987, he began what has become a 35 -year career in the roofing industry. After 13 years as director of Sales and Estimating for Therma Seal Roofs, LLC, Wikel took over management of the company in 2000.  In 2003, he started his own company, Therma Seal Roof Systems, LLC and sold it in 2008 to Petersen Dean Roofing and Solar Systems.  Wikel managed this new entity for 5 years and after Petersen Dean dropped the name of Therma Seal Roof Systems, Wikel took it back in 2013, grew the company to over 30 million dollars in annual revenues and sold it to his partners in 2020. Originally from Michigan, Dave never lost his love for the Michigan Wolverine football program and then consequently started his last Company, Wolverine Roofing, LLC. in 2020 and today Wolverine is the 2nd largest roofing company in Palm Beach County.  His hobbies include golfing, boating, weight training and spin classes.  He is an active member of Christ Fellowship Church and has been involved with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He is currently married and has 4 grown children.  His goal for 2023 is to help re-establish Wheels for Kids as a leading charity in assisting kids and adults with disabilities.

Dee Wade

Dee is the East Coast Sales Director at Palm Beach Media Group and Associate Publisher of Palm Beach Illustrated magazine. A native of West Palm Beach, she holds a degree in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida. She has been active in the community for many years and past affiliations include President of New Directions, the Young Professionals Group of the American Cancer Society and then on the Board of Directors of the West Palm Beach Chapter, serving as Secretary. She is currently Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach Midtown Business Association, a business group supporting the businesses in the heart of the Town of Palm Beach. She is also a member of the Worth Avenue Association, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, and Impact the Palm Beaches.  Dee is a connector in the community and takes pride in making introductions that will be of benefit to others.  Dee’s involvement with the organization started when her company was a sponsor of the Great Charity Challenge of which WFK has been a benefactor. Her daughter participated in the drawing of names and drew Wheels for Kids as one of the charities to participate. That year, W4K ultimately took home the $150,000 1st place prize – and also won a new supporter of the organization.

Celina Klee

Celina has been an active member and board of directors’ member for Wheels For Kids since 2006. As a strong Marketing Communications Executive, she has utilized her skills as the Public Relations Manager for Labor Finders International based in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Celina oversees the companies PR, Corporate Social Responsibilities and Crisis Communications. Celina holds a master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Miami. Over the years, throughout South Florida and on a national level, Celina has been actively involved in over a dozen charities and organizations. Since 2008, Celina has been on three committees for the American Staffing Association (Public Relations, Industrial Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility.) For the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)…both national and local chapters, she has spear-headed countless projects. In addition, since 2009, Celina has been a proud long-standing board member of the Gold Coast PR Council. As a professional Wordsmith, Celina has had countless articles published and is an accomplished editor and ghost writer.

Charles Jungbert 

Charles has been with Wheels For Kids since he was a child, when his mother, Denise Roeser, founded the Charity. He is a tri major in the construction field and attends Eastern Kentucky University. Charles comes from the oldest plumbing family in Kentucky and currently owns Jungbert Company Restoration & Remediation. Charles and his wife Jessice live in Louisville, Kentucky. Even though he does not live in Palm Beach County, he is still a major part of Wheels for Kids.

Cindy West

Cindy West has been a volunteer for Wheels For Kids over the years and finally joined the Board in 2023. She is a graduate from Florida State University and the mother of two amazing children, Savannah and Tyler, and recently became a grandmother to Eleanor Louise. Cindy started a travel agency in 2017 and continues to book Dream vacations on the ocean and land. Her passions include her family, traveling and giving back to the community.