About Markus Winkler
Born in Germany, Markus’s family immigrated to the United States when he was 5 in search of the American dream. Through the support of his parents, Markus was able to become the first member of his family to attend college - enrolling at Centre College in 1997. Upon graduation in 2001, Markus enrolled in business school at the University of Memphis where he graduated at the top of his M.B.A. class. He has spent his professional career as a leader known for empowering and developing his employees, creating innovative solutions to complex problems, and being a trusted business partner who is able to bring together multiple different viewpoints and stakeholders to solve problems. Markus currently serves as a project manager.
Markus is also deeply involved in the community. He has been involved with the Boys and Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, Youth Villages, Uspiritus, and Doors to Hope serving in a variety of different roles.
Markus and his wife Stacie, along with their three children Emma, Elizabeth, and Benjamin, are residents of Anchorage where Markus is an active member of the community. He serves on the Civic Club, Anchorage Children’s Theater Board, PTA Board, School Council and is a member of the Church of the Epiphany.
In 2022, Markus will serve on three standing committees: Government Oversight and Audit, Equity and Inclusion, and Budget. In addition, he will serve his third consecutive term as chair of the Louisville Metro Democratic Caucus.