Dear friends, colleagues, and fellow Madisonians,

Madison Visionary Partners (MVP) is excited and challenged by a growing recognition of the power of philanthropy to bring meaningful change to the City of Madison.  Our Board remains committed to stewarding the philanthropic investments of our donors, volunteers, and partner organizations. We aim to Serve, Connect and Support the present and future needs of our City.

Madison Visionary Partners Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Jeff Showalter, Chair

Chief Development Officer and General Counsel, JHNA

Kevin A. Carroll, Treasurer

Executive Program Mgr Investments & Insurance

Services & President Redstone Insurance Services at RFCU

Marc Jacobson, Secretary                

Board of Directors

Chuck Brand

CPA, BrandBlackwell

Johna Brazeal

Community Volunteer

Stephanie Deemer 

Director of Marketing and Communications.

Tyonek Native Corporation

Brenda L S Matthews

Department of Army (DA) Civilian System Engineer

Roslyn Thompson-Blackwell

CEO & President of MB Solutions

Beth Sippel

Market President, Synovus Bank

Stephenie Walker

Editor In Chief / Owner of Rocket City Mom Media Group

Ex Officio Board Members

Ex-officio members may also be former executive directors, government representatives or others with notable expertise. 

Beth Richardson         

Emeritus Board Member

Madison Market President, Progress Bank


Mayor Paul Finley

Mayor, City of Madison

Steve Smith

City Administrator, City of Madison


Mary Beth Broeren

Director Development Services, City of Madison

Kory Alfred    

Parks and Recreation Director


Michelle Epling          

Executive Director, Madison Chamber of Commerce

Greg Shaw

Madison City Councilman, District 4