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.

Reem Abdellatif
Senior Writer & Content Strategist
Reema Ahmad
Wisconsin State Advisor & Muslim Voter Fund Director
Lela Ali
State Partnerships Associate
John Anner
Donor Advisor
Caleb Arring
Legal Director of Communications and Development Compliance
SerahRose Bissell
Eric Brakken
Florida State Advisor
Zoe Braunstein
Foundation Relations Manager
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
Shakira Ferrell
Prospect Research and Stewardship Manager
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
Sophie Guthier
Social Media Engagement Manager
Betty Herschman
Regional Philanthropic Director
Reign Hervey
Communications Manager
Korina Iribe
Arizona State Advisor
Jillian Johnson
North Carolina State Advisor
Jackie Kaplan-Perkins
Regional Philanthropic Director
Brandon Klugman
Program Manager
Heidi Lee
Vice President of Development
Brian Lemek
Major Donor Advisor
Zak Llamo-Cohen
Software Engineer
Zakiya Lord
Regional Philanthropic Director
Tony Mack
New England State Advisor / Donor Advisor
Rachel Margolis
Graphic + UX Designer
Jamila Martin
Michigan State Advisor
Cindy Mathew
Deputy Director of Program Advising
Alex Melman
Director of Product & Technology
Tom Mendelsohn
Philanthropic Advisor & Senior Consultant
Yulissa Arce Mendez
Climate Vote Fund 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
Causten Rodriguez-Wollerman
Vice President of Programs
Petranella Ross
People Operations Specialist
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
Darrell Tucci
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Shawnna Weighill
National Donor Organizing Manager
Billy Wimsatt
Founder & Executive Director

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