Matt McGarvey has been a very visible leader in Iowa and South
Dakota, providing technical assistance to organizations seeking
grants, collaborating with the external grant review committee,
and representing the Foundation on various statewide organizations.
McGarvey joined The Wellmark Foundation as a grants manager in
June 2003 and was promoted to director of the Foundation in April
2006. He is a graduate of Central College in Pella, Iowa, and received
his master’s degree in public administration from Drake University
in Des Moines.