The Monona East Side Business Alliance supports commerce by promoting our members and community health for the area’s overall prosperity. We are a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 370+ businesses, charitable organizations and higher education institutions. We are the source for business news, networking events, economic development resources, job creation and communication in the Monona East Side community.
Our mission is to promote and foster an environment that attracts, supports and retains private-sector jobs, spurs economic vitality and enables quality educational opportunities for the area while always promoting and encouraging engagement with our members.
We are governed by a 11-15 member board of directors, representing a diversity of companies, industries and business interests. The board is actively involved in decision-making regarding our advocacy efforts, financial health, programming and membership recruitment and retention.
President – Missy Tracy – Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison | 608-223-9576
Vice President/Treasurer – Josh Lavik – Josh Lavik & Associates at Keller Williams Realty | 608-620-4234
Secretary – Amber Swenor – Strategic Marketing Partners | 608-338-7808*
Treasurer – Blair Butters – DMA Tax & Accounting | 608-221-2332*
Jim Kondrasuk – Raymond James Financial | 608-310-4200**
Brett Sackett – Thysse | 608-209-1505*
Kristin Chambers – Capitol Travel Service | 608-221-4791
Eric Bunting – AmericInn Hotel & Suites Monona | 608-222-8601
Paul Herrick – Affiliated Insurance Agencies of Wisconsin | 608-310-3922*
Darrell Krenz – Capital City Tree Experts | 608-838-8522
Tim Casper – Murphy Desmond S.C. | 608-257-7181**
Karen Bosold – In Business Magazine | 608-204-9655
Sharon Chamberlain – ActionCoach of Madison – 608-441-7864
Ex-officio: Mayor Mary O’Connor | 608-222-2525
Superintendent Dan Olson, Monona Grove School District | 608-221-7660
*first term ends December 2018
**second term ends December 2018-outgoing