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Miracle Flights' Founder and National President Retires After 30 Years

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After an impressive career spanning over 3 decades of charitable service, Miracle Flights Founder and National President, Ann McGee, announces her retirement.

Since 1985, Miracle Flights has provided over 96,000 flights for families with sick children who find it necessary to travel for specialized medical care. What began as a small operation out of McGee's apartment has now grown into a multimillion dollar nonprofit funding medical flights for children across the globe.

To date, thousands of lives have been saved thanks to McGee's vision, keeping to true to her motto: "The birthright of every child is a healthy life." To date, the organization has coordinated over 97,000 flights.

"It gives me immeasurable pride to know that each and every day of my 30 years here at Miracle Flights we have never waived from our mission," said McGee. "Working as founder and CEO has been the most satisfying and rewarding time of my life."

Las Vegas businessman and community activist, Mark E. Brown recently took over for McGee, building upon her already impressive legacy.

"We're ready to usher in a new decade of growth" said Brown. "But if not for Ann, none of this would have been possible. She single-handily brought her vision to life, proving a solid foundation for the company to grow upon."

In her retirement, McGee will remain an active part of Miracle Flights, serving as a member of the Board of Directors.

About Miracle Flights

Miracle Flights is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free medical air transportation via commercial airlines throughout the United States. Now in its 30th year of operation, Miracle Flights has coordinated more than 96,000 flights and counting. For more information about Miracle Flights, to request flight assistance, or to make a donation, call 800-359-1711 or visit www.miracleflights.org.

CONTACT: Kylie Tray ktray@miracleflights.org (702) 261-0494

Source: Miracle Flights