“MAGNET will be recognized nationally as Wisconsin’s premier organization for talent to connect, collaborate, develop and act.”
MAGNET was founded in 2004 to unite talented young professionals from Madison, WI and its surrounding areas. We focus on three main pillars: Community Involvement, Professional Development, and Social/Networking.
Magnet is organized by committees that drive this volunteer organization. Each committee generates ideas that will enrich the organization and community alike. We draw on our diverse members to develop and execute our events. The end goal is to connect, collaborate, and develop the young talent in and around Madison. Whatever your interests, you will find an event that appeals to you like: Town Hall meetings for local government debates, Community Service days for local charities, Professional Development workshops or Social Networking events.
We are excited to welcome you to connect, collaborate, & act with our organization!
MAGNET Board: Comprised of outstanding young professionals, MAGNET’s Board is responsible for the crafting the strategic vision for the organization, executing on the projects and partnerships, and continuing to grow and develop MAGNET.
Steve Ramig, Director of Development, UW Foundation – Board President
Will Robus, Research Specialist, University of Wisconsin – Board Vice President
Erin West, Attorney, Murphy Desmond – Board Secretary
Gregg Topoleski, Financial Analyst, GE Healthcare – Board Treasurer
Dan Chin, VP of Public Affairs, Agrace HospiceCare – Immediate Past President
Zak Koga, Project Manager, J.H. Findorff & Sons – Board Member
Krista Laubmeier, Membership/Marketing Director, The Madison Club – Board Member
Stuart McIntosh, Security Architecture Manager, American Family Insurance – Board Member
Jessica Meier, AVP Business Banking, M&I Bank – Board Member
Dan Merfeld, Principal, TheoryThree Interactive – Board Member
Corinn Ploessl, Marketing Assistant, Wegner CPAs, LLP – Board Member
Jill Shiroma, Product Manager, Morgan Murphy Media – Board Member
Steve Van Dinter, Regional Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs, SSM Health Care of Wisconsin – Board Member