Ryann Galloway Tacha

Ryann Galloway Tacha
  • Chief Development Officer
  • Lawrence Arts Center
  • Lawrence, KS

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Ryann Galloway Tacha is an East Coast Native who attended The Lawrenceville School (NJ) and earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Art History from Wheaton College (MA). After Wheaton, she returned to Lawrenceville as an Assistant to The Lawrenceville Fund (TLF) and Alumni Relations.  Throughout her career she has worked as a fundraiser and alumni relations director. She has grown professionally from Development Associate/Manager of Young Alumni Giving at The Allen-Stevenson School (NY), to Manager of Individual Giving at New Jersey Performing Arts Center to Director of Advancement then Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at The Barstow School (MO). Most recently, she has ventured into health equity and is now the Director of Development at Pharmacy of Grace, which seeks to improve access to prescription medication for uninsured and underinsured individuals in the Kansas City Metro. Ryann is the Chief Development Officer of the Lawrence Arts Center and a 2022 and 2023 Regional Grand Slam Storyteller. Ryann loves thrift shopping, making art, and dancing anywhere and everywhere she can. She resides in Lawrence, KS with her husband, John Tacha and their short-haired retriever, Cleo.