From our Board of Directors to our Leadership Team, PYN colleagues are smart, caring individuals dedicated to the power, potential, and success of the young people we serve.
Mike Pompey is tasked with fostering and managing all information sciences' strategy organization-wide. With a strong focus on improving program service delivery, Michael leads PYN in the planning and implementation of information systems to support distributed and centralized business functions, as well as achieve more cost effective operations organization-wide.
Michael brings more than 20 years' experience leveraging various technologies in nonprofit environments such as community/urban planning, child welfare, juvenile justice, youth workforce and family & child services. Through extensive experience in solving complex business, technological and organizational issues within the information sciences field, Michael and his team are charged with developing enterprise systems architecture, defining standards and protocols for data exchange software and the interconnection between internal and external communication.
In 2013, Michael was awarded Philadelphia Business Journal Top IT Pro. In 2014, he was invited to speak as an honored guest at Dell World, and was also featured by Dell in a case study highlighting his innovative work using Toad's database.
As an avid learner and information enthusiast, Michael graduated from University of South Florida with bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering, criminology and history. He is a member of the CIO Executive Council, Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group and the Society for Information Management.
With a senior executive background in financial management forecasting and analysis; and accounting operations, Karin joined the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) in 2015 as the Vice President of Finance and Administration. In this role, Karin is responsible for the financial operations of PYN in support of the organization's core functions. In doing so, she manages the organization's accounting functions; budgeting; cash and investments; capital assets; accounts receivable and payable; payroll and benefits; leases and compliance with government reporting requirements, among other tasks. Karin also administers the organization's contracting process for its consultant and provider agreements, contracts and subcontracts.
Prior to joining PYN, Karin served as the Controller at the Princeton Junior School, a private, coeducational school for children in preschool through fifth grade. In this role Karin managed the independent audit processes and oversaw the preparation of federal and state tax returns in conjunction with the auditors. She was also a member of a task force responsible for identifying potential cost savings that would not significantly diminish the overall program offering, which resulted in more than $225,000 in annual cost savings.
Karin is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs and New Jersey Society of CPAs. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Rider University.
Farrah Farnese Roma oversees programmatic strategy, design, implementation, and evaluation at the Philadelphia Youth Network’s (PYN). With a strong focus on systems and strategies that work for young people and our direct service providers, Farrah develops and maintains relationships and serves as a unifying force internally and externally to champion positive outcomes for youth and young adults.
Joining PYN in 2008, Farrah has held a variety of roles in the organization spanning from employer engagement, direct service programming, convening, and system coordination. She has a track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of initiatives concurrently and an innovator that can take complex challenges and build out solutions that make sense for all stakeholders.
Farrah is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and resides in Ardmore with her husband, Ben.
Crystal Bacon, MBA Senior Director, Finance
Michele DePoulter Director, Program Compliance and Monitoring
Erica Feldman, M. Ed & MSSP Director, Program Implementation
Roxolona Golas, MSSP Director, Education and Workforce Policy & Strategy
Jere Mahaffey, MTS Director, Executive Strategy
Gloria Miranda Director, Human Resources
Debra S. Friedman (Board Chair) Member, Labor and Employment, Cozen O’Connor
Douglas Oliver (Vice Chair) Vice President, Government & External Affairs, PECO
Dr. Whitney A.E. Arjun Director of Enrollment Management and Retention, Penn State University Abington
David Beety Regional Vice President, PeopleShare
Dave Burkavage Philadelphia Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Tiffany Canady, CPA (Treasurer) Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation
John F. Clayton Jr., MBA Director, Diversity Inclusion & Workforce Initiatives, Independence Blue Cross
Lisa M. Drauschak VP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, PJM Interconnection LLC
Tracee L. Hunt (Board Secretary) Founder and CEO, Total HR Solutions, LLC.
Gerald B. Kosmin Corporate Director of Business Development, Malvern Health, Inc
Nasir K. Mack Student, Temple University
Angela Moultrie Regional President, Santander Bank
Tuck Rainwater Vice President, Comcast NBCUniversal
Joshua D. Schmidt Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, InterDigital, Inc.
Dr. Jane R. Shore Head of Research and Innovation, Revolution School
Hayward West Senior Manager, Deloitte
PYN is always looking for talented individuals to join our work. Visit our Careers page to see what opportunities are currently available with our dynamic team