Rhea Wong joined Cause Effective in 2020, having worked in the nonprofit sector for over fifteen years, twelve of them as an Executive Director. During her tenure as Executive Director of Breakthrough New York, she oversaw significant growth in the number of students served, staff, budget and replication to three sites.
She has become a leader in the New York educational community and is a frequent educational commentator in the media. Rhea has been recognized as with the SmartCEO Brava Award in 2015 and NY Nonprofit Media’s 40 under 40 in 2017. She is also the host of Nonprofit Lowdown, a podcast dedicated to the business of nonprofits.