Ryan Reichardt, Sealy YMCA board member, has been honored with the highest award given to volunteers.
Reichardt was voted volunteer of the year for the Sealy YMCA. Reichardt has been a board member for more than two years. In this short time he raised over $250,000 in community gifts. He was instrumental in securing two major gifts for the Sealy YMCA. The money raised in the YMCA’s annual campaign is used to provide financial assistance to families in the Sealy community. This assistance allows anyone, regardless of need, to participant in the Y’s programs. The Sealy YMCA offers afterschool, summer camp, karate, dance, group exercise, soccer, cheer, and basketball.
Reichardt was born and raised in Cat Spring. After graduating from Texas A&M University, he returned home to start his own construction business. He and his wife, Carla, have three sons – ages 7, 4, and 9 months. He never hesitates when asked to help the community, always striving to make things better for his boys and other youth.
In addition to the Sealy YMCA, he has given his time and talents to Sealy Little League as VP of Baseaball and All-Star coach, Austin County A&M Club as chair on the scholarship committee, as Sealy ISD Board President, at St. John Lutheran Church – Cat Spring and the Cat Spring Agricultural Society.
Reichardt exemplifies the mission of the YMCA and has a shared commitment to nurture the potential of all children. He gives of his time, talent, and treasure to allow all kids a chance to be involved in Y programs. He was presented his award on Nov. 19 at an awards ceremony and dinner at the Royal Sonesta.