Ryan Yoch and Sean Cade Join The Tow Foundation
The Tow Foundation is pleased to announce that Ryan Yoch has joined its team as communications associate. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ryan was an assistant account executive at McCann New York, where he helped create and implement multimedia advertising campaigns.
As the communications associate, Ryan is responsible for developing, executing and supporting strategic communications and other activities to advance The Tow Foundation’s goals and objectives. Working closely with the Foundation’s staff, consultants, grantee partners and media representatives, Ryan captures, shares and promotes information, stories and lessons learned from the Foundation’s areas of investment in Connecticut, New York and nationally.
Ryan is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit universities, which recognizes alumni who excel in both scholarship and service. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, commiserating with Minnesota sports fans and exploring the outdoors in his colorblind-correcting sunglasses.
A proud Hoya, Ryan graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2019 with a B.A. in Government.
The Tow Foundation is also pleased to welcome Sean Cade to its team as grants manager and Salesforce administrator. Previously, Sean was a Salesforce administrator for Hearst Magazine Media and Fortune Magazine.
Sean works closely with the program, finance and executive teams to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the Foundation’s grantmaking procedures. He is the primary project manager for the Foundation’s grant milestones and deliverables. He also collaborates with the program and finance teams to ensure the Foundation is in compliance with regulatory and legal grantmaking requirements. As the Salesforce administrator, Sean manages the Foundation’s information systems and reporting tools to ensure we capture, analyze and preserve the integrity of data across the organization.
Sean is a volunteer Salesforce instructor with PepUp Tech, a nonprofit that inspires underrepresented people in the tech industry to learn about computer science, Salesforce and careers in tech. In his free time, Sean collects New York City subway memorabilia. He has over 100 maps, signs, tokens, straphangers, and other vintage items.
Sean is an alumnus of PepUp Tech and Monroe College.