Meet the Staff
|Lindsey Campbell, Operations & Marketing Manager
Lindsey was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware and graduated from Messiah College in December 2013 with a degree in Public Relations. After spending an awesome semester at Temple University and interning with Campus Philly’s Open Arts program in Fall of 2013, she decided Philadelphia was the place to be after graduation. When Lindsey is not taking care of business as the Operations and Marketing Manager, you can find her playing softball, exercising, cooking and cleaning. She also, very much, enjoys camping and traveling.
|Debora Charmelus, Program Manager
Debora is a Philadelphia girl, through and through. After graduating from Central High School, she decided to continue her lifelong love affair with the city by attending Temple University. During her time at Temple, Debora became heavily involved with the underground music scene in the city. On any given night, you can catch her jamming out to some of the fantastic local talent that Philly has to offer. Debora loves exploring all parts of Philadelphia and she challenges herself to try something new each week. Debora loves the diverse and accepting community of the city, but her favorite thing about Philadelphia would have to be Wawa.
|Jennifer Devor, Director, Partnerships
Jennifer’s passions lie at the intersection of innovation, sustainable design, and city living. Because of this, she loves her job of enticing young people to stay put. She does this by introducing students to internships, arts & culture, volunteer opportunities, and cool city spots in hopes they stay in Philly after graduation. She also connects regional employers to the many local colleges and universities to create a talent pipeline. Jennifer has planted her own roots in South Philly, where she is very involved in her neighborhood, sitting on several nonprofit boards and serving as a block captain.
|Deborah Diamond, Ph.D., President
Deborah joined Campus Philly in 2010 as president. She began her career as a college professor, teaching political philosophy at Columbia University and Bryn Mawr College. But after falling in love with Philadelphia as a place to live, she shifted focus, launching a career in market research and joining Visit Philadelphia as their first director of research and strategy. Deborah holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She serves on the Executive Board of the Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association, the board of overseers of the Jewish Grad Network of Greater Philadelphia, and the board of the Home and School Association of Science Leadership Academy.
|Cory Dulaney, Program Manager
From the West Coast of Pennsylvania, Cory attended Duquesne University where he received his degree in Integrated Marketing Communication. Cory moved to Philadelphia to attend graduate school at Temple University where he received his degree in African American Studies. Helping people is his passion and after graduating, Cory has worked with various nonprofit organizations, schools, and community groups. He loves volunteering and working with young people, helping them get connected to all the opportunities Philadelphia has to offer. When he isn’t hiking at Wissahickon, biking around Kelly Drive, or mixing some records in Germantown, you can find Cory in Center City hanging out with friends.
|Roger Estes, Creative Manager
Roger decided to move to Philadelphia in 2004, a few months after graduating from the
School of Art and Design at Alfred University in New York State. He joined Campus Philly after gaining some great creative experience at Visit Philadelphia, and has also worked on projects with Whipped Bakeshop and Julius Scissor. Roger enjoys snowboarding, making animated GIFs, being in the woods, building things out of wood and exploring new places in the city on his bicycle.
|Brett Ferdock, Graphic Designer
Brett graduated with honors from the Art Institute of Philadelphia and received his B.A. in Graphic Design and was rewarded “Best Portfolio” in his graduating class. When not designing you can find Brett ripping around the streets on his bicycle, doing outdoor activities (weather permitting), traveling and performing crowd-pleasing songs anywhere that has karaoke.
|Reggie Hall Jr., Senior Program Manager, Partnerships
Reggie earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Lehigh University. Following graduation he returned to Philadelphia and worked in roles dedicated to making the city a better place to live and visit. Reggie volunteers for several organizations – including Books Through Bars, a nonprofit committed to deliver books to the incarcerated. A Philly sports fanatic, you can cheer with Reggie for the Phillies at Citizen’s Bank Park throughout summer. He fantasizes about winning the Amazing Race.
|Brynn Monaghan, Communications Manager
Studying Advertising Copywriting at Temple University brought Brynn to Philadelphia in 2006, and her love for the city kept her here. She joined Campus Philly after gaining three years of experience as Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership’s Communications Director. In addition, she worked on start-up communications for Philadelphia City Planning Commission’s art-based initiative, Destination Frankford. At Campus Philly, Brynn will be acting as the mouthpiece for student-facing affairs. After hours, you can find Brynn running along the Delaware, or at her studio working on her mosaics projects.
|Patrick Sherlock, Vice President, University Relations and Student Engagement
Patrick moved to Philadelphia to attend the University of Pennsylvania, found there was too much to explore over four years, and has lived in the city ever since. Patrick joined Campus Philly after five years as part of the Environment and Communities team at the William Penn Foundation, and participates in several local civic technology, media and creative industry community groups. He enjoys running, walking and biking Philadelphia’s neighborhoods and waterfront trails, as well as SEPTA, local food trucks, dollar hotdog night and Jersey blueberries [in season May-June].
|Ella Strauss, Program Manager, Open Arts
Ella is a South Jersey native. She graduated from Davidson College in North Carolina in 2014. She then worked for Alumni Relations and Special Events at Davidson. After five years in the south, she was ready to return to Philadelphia, Wawa and the Jersey Shore. Ella is a huge sports fan, so you can catch her at a game or eager to watch one on TV. She also loves to travel and has been to 56 countries and spent a semester abroad in India.
|Ashlie Thornbury, Vice President, Partnerships
Ashlie directs Campus Philly’s corporate membership program, and strategic partnerships with regional organizations. She is an active supporter of Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP), and is a member of the YIP/Leadership Philadelphia Emerging Leaders Working Group. Ashlie is also active in various groups that unite professionals in different industries, such as the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE), Philly Start-Up Leaders(PSL) and the Delaware Valley Career Planners (DVCP) Association. Prior to her arrival at Campus Philly, Ashlie worked at one of Philadelphia’s leading creative advertising agencies, Brownstein Group, and with Visit Philadelphia. Ashlie holds a B.A. in Art from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.