The daughter of William G. Pomeroy, Deryn brings over 10 years of nonprofit experience to her multifaceted role within the Pomeroy Foundation. Presently, she is responsible for the national roll out of several key foundation historical initiatives, including the Legends and Lore® marker grant program as well as the National Register signage grant program.
Deryn’s career credentials are highlighted by her accomplishments in the field of education. She served for six years as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Syracuse University as well as a primary application reviewer for the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and Whitman School of Management. Subsequently, Deryn accepted the offer of a two-year stint at The Common Application corporate headquarters outside of Washington, D.C.
Now, Deryn has returned to her roots, returned to her hometown community and returned to her commitment to giving back as a Trustee of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
Deryn earned a MS in Secondary Education with honors from Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. and a BA in Spanish Language & Literature from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.