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 350+ 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 – Tim Casper – Murphy Desmond S.C. | 608-257-7181
Vice President/Treasurer – Jeff Olson – Monona State Bank | 608-223-3000
Secretary – Amber Swenor – Strategic Marketing Partners | 608-338-7808
Cari Fuss – Fairway Glen Apartments/Encore Construction | 608-843-2500
*Eric Hewitt – The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy – Monona | 608-221-8151
Jim Kondrasuk – Raymond James Financial | 608-310-4200
Blair Butters – DMA Tax & Accounting | 608-221-2332
*Kelly Slack – Slack Attack Communications | 608-239-7888
Brett Sackett – Thysse Printing Service & Thysse Design | 608-209-1505
Missy Tracy – Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison | 608-223-9576
Kristin Chambers – Capitol Travel Service | 608-221-4791
Josh Lavik – Josh Lavik & Associates at Keller Williams Realty | 608-620-4234
Eric Bunting – AmericInn Hotel & Suites Monona | 608-222-8601
Paul Herrick – Affiliated Insurance Agencies of Wisconsin | 608-310-3922
Ex-officio: Mayor Mary O’Connor | 608-222-2525
Superintendent Dan Olson, Monona Grove School District | 608-221-7660
*outgoing at end of 2017