Rory joined Barr in 2020, where she serves as a learning officer, working on the Learning and Evaluation team to support efforts to measure impact and support ongoing learning. Rory is also a program officer on Barr’s Sector Effectiveness team, managing a portfolio that aims to strengthen the nonprofit and philanthropic infrastructure in Massachusetts.

Prior to joining Barr, Rory served as evaluation officer at the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, where she developed capacity-building programming to strengthen evaluation and learning practices and advance equitable evaluation across the fund’s ecosystem of grantees and consultants. Before her work in philanthropy, Rory was an evaluation and public policy consultant, working across sectors on transportation, mobility justice, environmental, and health policy issues.