Kelly Ryan

CEO, Incourage

Kelly Ryan is CEO of Incourage, a placed-based organization serving rural central Wisconsin that connects all forms of resources and capital to advance an inclusive, sustainable economy and a vision of a community that works well for all people. In her position since 1996, Ryan frequently speaks and writes about the opportunity for philanthropy at the intersection of people, place, and prosperity. She serves on the National Fund for Workforce Solutions Partners Council and served on the board that sunseted the Hitachi Foundation in 2016. She’s been named one of the 50 most influential nonprofit leaders by the NonProfit Times and a Rural Innovator by the White House. 

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