About Our Founder

About Our Founder

Jodi Sweeney is committed to the success of non-profit organizations. Her expertise and experience include all aspects of non-profit resource development. She lives in Madison, WI. She is married to attorney Jack Sweeney and has 4 children and 2 grandchildren. She is President of The Sweeney Group, a nationally recognized consulting firm that works with all types of non-profit organizations.

Her commitment to non-profit organizations has spanned more than 20 years, including executive and leadership positions with the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools, Capital Fund Raising Committee, and Madison Community Foundation. She helped to found the Junior League of Madison, WI., the Madison chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals, and the National Association of School Foundations. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Honorary Committee of Susan G. Komen, Madison chapter.

From The Founder

``I have always believed in the power of women to make a difference. 100 Extraordinary Women is a unique way to bring women together to support important causes.``

– Jodi Sweeney, Founder of 100 Extraordinary Women™

Our Staff

Nancy Finegood
Tanner Brodhagen
Genell Scheurell
Sarah Zabavski
Elizabeth Sweeney