Colleen Yanez has been involved with SEEDS since 2019, when she began as a volunteer conducting mock interviews for students preparing for their school admission process. She has continued to support SEEDS in various ways, including serving on the 2023 Leading Change Benefit auction team.
Colleen graduated with a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Trinity College and subsequently earned a J.D. from the New York University School of Law. Colleen practiced law at Willkie Farr & Gallagher and then at Richards Kibbe & Orbe before deciding to stay home to raise children. Colleen lives in Short Hills, New Jersey with her husband, Tony, and their two children.