Senior Program Advisor

A.J. Cady

Senior Program Advisor

As Senior Program Advisor, A.J. Cady provides strategic guidance to a wide range of IFAW's worldwide campaigns and serves as an expert representative and spokesperson for all aspects of the organization's strategy to save animals in crisis around the world.

He has served multiple senior leadership roles including overseeing IFAW’s emergency relief, companion animals and national legislative programs and has appeared frequently on national and international media networks including CNN, Reuters, BBC World News, NBC Today Show and numerous print publications.

In addition to directing major program initiatives, he has also implemented multi-million dollar television advertising and government relations programs (once described by the LA Times as "worthy of a U.S. presidential campaign in style and detail, if not in scope.") and created grassroots campaigns generating millions of petition signatures. He is the author of numerous reports, videos, advertisements and educational campaigns.

Director of Program Communications/Deputy Director of Worldwide Programs

Director of Animals in Crisis & Distress

Director of Online Campaigns & Marketing

Deputy Director of Public Affairs

Seal Campaign Director

Campaign Researcher/Writer


Syracuse University
Bachelor of Science – Advertising – S.I. Newhouse School of Communication
Secondary concentration – History – Maxwell School of Citizenship

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