ryan o'grady

finance & HR Manager

"It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Area of Expertise: Combining financial analysis with logical reasoning to solve problems and improve systems.

Dream destination:  Angkor Wat - Cambodia; Petra - Jordan; Antarctica 

Education: B.A., New York University

Soundtrack of my life: "Got To Give It Up" - Marvin Gaye; "You Make My Dreams Come True" - Hall & Oates; "Everything's Been Done Before" - Catherine Russel; "Novacane" - Frank Ocean

Guilty pleasures:  The Bachelor/Bachelorette, any form of ice cream, mid-2000s Emo music, kitchen gadgets, obsessing over plot holes

Hobbies: Long discussions over strong coffee, slow cooking, sailing, basketball, football

Why I care about making breakthroughs happen: Educating children is one of the safest investments a society can make.  I'm thrilled to be a part of an organization dedicated to supporting children on their path to a well-deserved education and future.  

ryan[a]btny.org