Meet the folks who make up the YI team! See below for our staff bios, and for a full directory list, please click here.
Acting Executive Director
Rory is the Deputy Director at Young Invincibles where he leads the organization’s program work, integrating its policy, organizing, communications, and regional strategies into effective campaigns. He was part of YI’s founding team and initially led its policy research and advocacy work. Rory is an expert on a variety of issues related to young adults’ economic security including higher education, employment, and consumer information.
He has testified before Congress for the Senate Banking Committee and served as negotiator for the Department of Education’s 2013 negotiated rulemaking on the gainful employment regulations. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Campaign for College Opportunity and the National Skills Coalition.
Rory has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, MSNBC, Reuters, Business Week, and the LA Times among others. He graduated from Pomona College in 2006 with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, and completed a joint J.D./M.P.P. in 2011 at Georgetown University.