HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason was proud to announce Ryan Sanders as the PA GOP’s new African-American Inclusion Director. As part of the GOP’s effort to build a permanent ground operation, the PA GOP will work in partnership with the Republican National Committee to ensure a year-round presence in African-American communities.
“Today marks an important milestone in our efforts to share the Republican message of individual freedom and economic opportunity with members of the African-American community,” Gleason said. “Ryan brings his experience as a successful community leader to our Party, and will work to build important relationships and grassroots networks throughout the Commonwealth. I am proud to welcome Ryan to the team, and I look forward watching him work to grow our Party in the future.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said, “We continue to expand the Republican Party by strengthening our relationships with diverse communities across Pennsylvania and sharing a message of growth and opportunity with voters in every community. We’ve made a commitment to being a party for voters in every state, every town, and every neighborhood. This is one of many steps toward keeping that commitment.”
A Philadelphia native, Ryan has worked on multiple local campaigns and serves as the Vice President of Economic Development for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central PA. Ryan has an extensive background working in private industry for the past ten years in Business Development for a Fortune 50 company. He is a graduate of Eastern University in St. David’s, PA, where he majored in Organizational Management. He currently resides in Harrisburg.