Our Visionary

Who we are:

  • MTR is a private foundation who invest in segments where our contribution can have the highest long-term impact, namely energy, technology, agribusiness, food, water, infrastructure, mining, housing, health and education.
  • Our intention is to solve problems and address opportunities, including emerging markets, and contribute to measurable social and environmental benefit.
  • We are grantors and investors who think differently about the power of capital.
  • We source new and fresh ideas globally improving, changing, impacting for the betterment of Human Kind.
  • We explore the benefits others receive from fresh solutions to the challenges facing the planet organically.
  • We globally source and fund brilliant ideas for a brighter and sustainable future.

Rose Tolliver, Chairwoman

  • Rosalyn Tolliver has dedicated over four decades of her career to serving, educating, and enriching the lives of her fellow national and global citizens. Her commitment to safeguarding American freedom began as a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, laying the foundation for a life filled with unwavering dedication, excellence, and exceptional talent.
  • Throughout her journey, Rosalyn has demonstrated a visionary approach to community development, both within the United States and abroad. As a member of an International Development Team in Kyrgyzstan, she showcased her commitment not only to physical infrastructure but also to uplifting humanity as a whole. Her unstoppable desire to empower every human being, regardless of gender or age, has left an indelible mark on her life’s work, inspiring others to embrace a better way of life and find purpose in their own lives.
  • Early in her career, Ms. Tolliver joined TWA as a Recruiter, assisting military service members and young adults in transitioning into the airline industry. Her indomitable spirit, motivation, coaching, and ability to inspire quickly propelled her to become a rising star, touching the lives of employees and recruits worldwide.
  • While Rosalyn has held various roles in business, real estate development, mortgage lending, and construction throughout her career, nothing has ignited her passion and sense of ultimate purpose quite like her current role as Chairwoman of the MTR Foundation. Her unwavering commitment to “impacting the quality of life for children” has become her driving force, shaping her daily actions and forging a path towards a brighter future.