Meet Our Team

The MVP team has deep roots in statewide organizing ecosystems and is dedicated to helping move money and resources to support local grassroots groups across the country. We are united by our vision that building deep grassroots power on a local level year-round will expand access to democracy and create a better world where we can all thrive.

To connect with a member of our team, please contact us.

Reema Ahmad
Wisconsin State Advisor & Muslim Voter Fund Director
Lela Ali
Georgia State Advisor
John Anner
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
SerahRose Bissell
Zoe Braunstein
Grant Support Specialist
Kimbaly Brown
Senior Manager of People Operations
Sarah Chaisson-Warner
Senior State Strategy Director
Julie Chiu
Data & Knowledge Coordinator
Robbie Dunning
Operations Manager
Jabir Faqir
Donor Advisor
John Flajnik
Senior Director of Operations & CFO
Jason Franklin
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Jaz González
Capacity Building Advisor
Rachel Gordon
Special Deputy to the Executive Director
Clive Grant
Administrative Assistant
Alicia Gurrieri
Donor Organizing Field Manager
Betty Herschman
Regional Philanthropic Director
Korina Iribe
Arizona State Advisor
Jillian Johnson
North Carolina State Advisor
Jackie Kaplan-Perkins
Regional Philanthropic Director
Brandon Klugman
Program Manager
Zakiya Lord
Regional Philanthropic Director
Tony Mack
New England State Advisor / Donor Advisor
Jamila Martin
Michigan State Advisor
Cindy Mathew
Chief of Staff
Alex Melman
Director of Product & Technology
Tom Mendelsohn
Philanthropic Advisor & Senior Consultant
Yulissa Arce Mendez
Climate Vote Fund Director
Javier Morillo
Senior State Strategy Director
Mary Kate Mueller
Deputy Director of Product & Technology
Tracy Olson
Donor Team Revenue Manager
Lenix Pecikonis
Capacity Building Tech Strategist
JP Peralta
Deputy Director of the Capacity Building Program
Jacqueline Saavedra
Legal Director of Grantmaking Compliance
Eugenio “Owen” K. Smith
Capacity Building Director & LGBTQ+ Voter Fund Lead
Talya Stagg
Donor Advisor
Hallie Montoya Tansey
Senior State Strategy Advisor
Zo Tobi
Director of Donor Organizing
Lisa Tracy
Senior Philanthropy Advisor & Fundraising Partnerships Manager
Shawnna Weighill
National Donor Organizing Manager
Billy Wimsatt
Founder & Executive Director