CURT YEO, Vice President, Operations
Curt serves City to City's growing regional affiliates around the world with system, process, and organizational development support. Born and raised in the New York metropolitan area, Curt spent 20+ years in leadership positions in the finance and technology sectors. Since leaving the corporate world in 2006, Curt worked as a community re-developer and church planting catalyst in a tsunami-ravaged region of SE Asia, served as missions and church planting pastor at a local church in the US, and most recently led and helped develop City to City Asia Pacific as its Chief Executive Officer, based in Hong Kong.
After a nearly 30-year absence and four moves from one side of the world to the other, Curt and his wife, Hilary, are grateful to be back living in New York City. They have two grown children - a son in Boston, MA, and a daughter in Nashville, TN.
RUTH LEARY, Director, Global Field Operations
Ruth works to support the establishment and maturation of City to City’s regional partners around the world. As part of the Global Field Operations Team, she helps develop systems and resources that support all of CTC’s regional affiliates.
Born in Richmond, VA to missionary parents, Ruth spent half of her childhood in Kiev, Ukraine. Living in Eastern Europe gave Ruth a passion for connecting with people of different cultures. She loves spending time with the world-changing leaders at City to City.
Ruth graduated from the University of Virginia where she studied Foreign Affairs and Russian and Eastern European Studies. She lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling and a good cup of coffee.
SARAH GROVER, Manager, Salesforce and RTS Administrator
Sarah wears two hats at CTC. One hat is Salesforce Administrator, where she is in charge of administrating and supporting all departments when using Salesforce. With the other hat, she is in charge of the day-to-day logistics and resources of the burgeoning seminary If you need to know something related to what we’re doing at CTC, or check out a book from our ever expanding library, talk to Sarah.
Sarah recently graduated from Pratt Institute with a Masters in Library and Information Sciences. Originally from Virginia, Sarah has lived in New York City for over a decade, and can now look at a random street corner and tell you what used to be there before a bank moved in. In her free time, Sarah enjoys running, listening to podcasts, competing in Simpsons Trivia, spending time with friends and enemies alike, and reading an exorbitant number of books with her book club.
MARGIE PEASTER, Director, Finance
Margie is responsible for all aspects of City to City’s financial reporting, budgeting, and analysis. After working in the art world for 12 years, she is excited to bring her skills and experience to CTC.
Growing up in the rural Mississippi Delta, Margie always dreamed of being an urbanite. She graduated with degrees in Art History and Accounting from the University of Mississippi and earned her MBA from Millsaps College. She moved to New York City in 2004, settling on the upper west side of Manhattan. She enjoys art, Pilates, travel, being visited by her niece and nephews, and exploring the diverse neighborhoods of the city.
CHRISTINA JUNG, Coordinator, Global Field Operations
Christina works with the Program Manager in assisting projects that are taking place around the world with City to City.
Born in Seoul, Korea, growing up in East Coast America, and living in different parts of the world at various points in her life, Christina has developed a love of learning about and fully experiencing different cultures and people. Currently, Christina lives in New Jersey, but loves working in the city. She enjoys traveling, reading, visiting art museums, and eating as many different types of foods as she possibly can.