Matt Rothschild is the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.

Prior to joining the Democracy Campaign at the start of 2015, Matt worked at The Progressive magazine for 32 years. For most of those, he was the editor and publisher of The Progressive.

While there, he wrote a book entitled You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression. And he edited an anthology called Democracy in Print: The Best of The Progressive, 1909-2009.

His opinion pieces have run in the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, the Miami Herald and a host of other newspapers.

And he’s appeared on Nightline, NPR, C-SPAN and WISC-TV, where he does election night commentary.

If you live in Wisconsin, you may have heard him on The Devils Advocates, WOJB, WORT or Wisconsin Public Radio.

Matt's first job out of college was working for Ralph Nader at a publication called Multinational Monitor.

A birdwatcher, he lives with his wife Jean in the Town of Dunn.

Beverly Speer is Outreach and Advocacy Director.

She has been with the organization since August 2003.

She has an M.P.A. in Public Administration with an emphasis in land resources management from the UW-Madison, La Follette School of Public Affairs, and a B.A. in Political Science from DePauw University in Indiana.

Beverly worked for the nonpartisan political organization, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, for 6 years as an administrator and executive director.

She chairs the Dane County Solid Waste and Recycling Commission and was one of two citizen members of the 2011 Dane County Redistricting Subcommittee.

Michael Buelow was an Associated Press reporter in Madison for 16 years before becoming research director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign in 1999. 

Barb has been with Wisconsin Democracy Campaign since 2008 and has been working in a financial capacity with nonprofits since 1998. Prior to that, Barb was Section Chief in the Financial and Grant Bureaus of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and a Federal Bank Examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. She loves accounting. Really.