Ryan Burton-Romero joins the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia as the Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Strategic Communication. Most recently, Ryan was Director, Enrollment Management and Student Services at the University of Arizona, College of Fine Arts in Tucson since 2012. Prior to that, he was Associate Director and Regional Director, Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Arizona. While at UA, Mr. Burton-Romero volunteered for several key leadership roles with NACAC and the Rocky Mountain ACAC. At RMACAC, he served as President of the 500+ member non-profit organization. Ryan will join PAFA in early October settling in the greater Philadelphia area with his wife and young children. 

Mr. Burton-Romero was selected from an exceptionally strong pool of candidates for the Senior Vice President position. Dr. Scott F. Healy, President of Scott Healy & Associates, believes strongly that the expertise, experience, and dedicated work ethic Ryan brings to the newly structured position at PAFA will serve the institution well in the years ahead.