Board Members

Board of Directors

Traci Lopez – President

Traci was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2004, Traci moved to San Antonio, Texas where she resides today. Traci has three children-Jack (12), Isabella (10) and Ava (8).

Traci attended Miami University in Ohio where she obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. Traci worked as a Registered Nurse in an Adult Neurosurgical ICU and a Pediatric ICU/CCU. She also worked as a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative with Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals. In late 2003 after the birth of her first child, Traci decided to become a stay at home Mother.  In early 2015, Traci re-entered the medical field.  Currently, Traci is working as an Aesthetic Nurse at Ayala Plastic Surgery in San Antonio.

After the tragedy, that she faced in April, 2009 after being struck by an intoxicated driver Traci decided to start the nonprofit organization Ava’s Wish, which is named after her youngest daughter who sustained almost life threatening injuries. Today, Traci is busy raising her three children , working as a Registered Nurse in Aesthetics and devoting much of her time to making Ava’s Wish a success.

In her spare time, Traci enjoys exercising, especially running and spending time with family and friends.

For more information, please contact us at info@avaswish.org.