Ryan Joyce Named New Director of the Office of Institutional Advancement

Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School has appointed Ryan Joyce as the new Director of the Office of Institutional Advancement (DOIA), effective July 1. Originally from New York City, Mr. Joyce has been the DOIA at Leysin American School in Switzerland since 2019 and was the DOIA from 2012-2019 at Phoenix Day School in Arizona. He comes to CGPS with strong and relevant fundraising, communication and management skills. He has managed five and six person advancement teams, generated support from around the world and taken two schools through successful capital campaigns.

Head of School Dr. William M. Donohue and the search committee were deeply impressed with Ryan’s ability to engage students, faculty, alumni, parents and community members, and take fundraising efforts to new and exciting levels. They believe that his global perspective strongly aligns with our mission to educate our students “to achieve their dreams and to improve the world.” They have every confidence that he will work well with all of our community members and lead a strong and productive advancement team.

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