Tori Rysz

Associate Director of Stewardship
Marketing & Communications, Yale Development

Tory Rysz is an alumna of Sarah Lawrence College and has been with Yale Development since 2011; previously she fundraised for the International Festival of Arts & Ideas and served on the program staff of the Educational Foundation of America. Here at Yale, she runs an initiative that shares the University’s stories through stewardship and creative outreach to our most visionary donors.

In her free time, Tori writes about art for publications like Art New England and for gallery clients in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts. Her current book project explores how we communicate when we view art in public spaces.

Tori lives in Wooster Square with her husband Ronnie, a printmaker and mixed media artist who works at the Yale Center for British Art. She loves travel, food, museums, the performing arts, and reading, and she serves on the board of the New Haven Free Public Library. She can be reached at