Hysan Gearring

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Hysan has worked in the nonprofit and foundation world for his entire career. Prior to joining Joyce in 2015, he worked for the Rotary Foundation at Rotary International. He received his bachelor’s degree in English from Loyola University Chicago in 2013. Hysan lives in Evanston with his girlfriend and their cat. He enjoys reading, writing, old movies, and the occasional bout of socializing.

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