Ryan Grosso


Head of Fundraising

About Ryan

Ryan partners with Orr Group clients on campaign strategy and management, development strategy, event fundraising, and operations. Ryan is a strategic thinker and expert project manager. She focuses on developing innovative and actionable ideas for her nonprofit partners and taking a data-driven approach to achieve the greatest results. During her 8+ year tenure at Orr Group, Ryan has worked closely with more than 25 diverse nonprofit organizations across sectors. She has led clients from visionary ideas to exemplary results through step-by-step, everyday effort and tracking. Previously, Ryan interned at Youth INC, a nonprofit with a unique venture philanthropy model that works to transform the lives of NYC kids. In this role, Ryan assisted with development, and events, organized and co-managed the Young Professionals Board, and developed a dashboarding system to track fundraising progress.

Selected Recent Partners:
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Echoing Green
  • Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Hillel International
  • JUST Capital
  • New Profit
  • Niagara University
  • Prevent Child Abuse America
  • Public Allies
  • Ronald McDonald House New York
  • Room to Read
  • Service Year Alliance
  • The Visiting Nurse Service of NY
When I'm not working...

I'm traveling both domestically and internationally. I recently visited New Zealand, Austria, Portugal, Spain, and Morocco and have been to all 48 continental U.S. States.

Favorite Book Genre

Literary Fiction

Recent Publications