NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tuesday's Children, the premiere non-profit serving the 9/11 community and communities worldwide affected by terrorism and traumatic loss, announced the appointment of John Cahalane as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective October 17, 2016. Mr. Cahalane previously served as the Board's Development Chair and will be taking over from David Weild, IV, who served as Chairman of the Board Chair since 2008 and will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as Chairman Emeritus.
John Cahalane is a seasoned professional in the financial services industry, and was employed at Morgan Stanley on September 11th. Today, he is Managing Director at Tradeweb Markets and Head of Tradeweb Direct, which was based in Tower 1 of the World Trade Center, and was appointed Chairman after having served on the Tuesday's Children's board for nearly two years. As the former Chair of the Development Committee, Cahalane has brought forth a tremendous number of meaningful connections for the organization. He currently resides in Dix Hills, NY with his wife and three children. Terry Grace Sears, Executive Director of Tuesday's Children, said, "We are looking forward to the leadership and the experience John Cahalane brings, which will prove invaluable in the years ahead. We are fortunate for the guidance and leadership David has provided for the past eight years to support our mission to help young people, families, and communities impacted by traumatic loss." Founded in 2001 to promote long-term healing in individuals directly impacted by the events of September 11th, including first responders, Tuesday's Children has since expanded to support victims of domestic and international terrorism, as well as families of fallen military servicemen and women. Tuesday's Children was founded to promote long-term healing in all those directly impacted by the events of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Our mission today is to keep the promise to those children and families while serving and supporting communities affected by acts of terror worldwide. For more information, please visit www.tuesdayschildren.org. Contact: Deanna MorosoffTuesday's ChildrenPhone: 212-332-2980 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161117/440961LOGO