Organizing Board

The Forward Festival Board of Directors is the driving force behind the 8 day Festival. Consisting of entrepreneurs and business leaders, the Board works year round to ensure the Festival is a strong representation of Madison's ecosystem filled with diverse, inclusive, innovative, and fun events.

Tiffanie Mark

Tiffanie Mark
Matrix Coworking

Bryan Chan

Bryan Chan
SupraNet Communications, Inc.

Matt Younkle

Matt Younkle
Forward Fest Board Chair

Alnisa Allgood

Alnisa Allgood
Collaboration for Good

Hilary Stohs-Krause

Hilary Stohs-Krause
Ten Forward Consulting

Executive Directors

Molly Walsh

Molly Walsh
Groundwork Events

Libby Gerds

Libby Gerds
Groundwork Events