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Ryan Lombardo

Director of Engineering, Understood.org

Ryan Lombardo is the Director of Engineering at Understood.  Before joining Understood, Ryan was an Engineering Manager at BuzzFeed, where he served as technical lead of the Site team. During his four years at BuzzFeed, Ryan led efforts to rebuild BuzzFeed as a mobile-first, responsive site with a specific focus on delivering fast user experiences. Prior to BuzzFeed, Ryan worked at Joule, a WPP company, building mobile-web experiences for clients such as AT&T, Dell, and Paramount Pictures.

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NCLD Opposes “Donor” Profiting From Private School Vouchers

Last month, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), sent a letter to the IRS expressing our support for closing the loophole that has allowed donors to profit off of contributions to private school voucher programs in many states. In some states, a donor can contribute money to the state’s private school voucher program and … Continue reading NCLD Opposes “Donor” Profiting From Private School Vouchers

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