A Pittsburgh native and seasoned veteran of selective college admission offices, Keith began his professional career in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Carnegie Mellon University. After relocating to Washington, DC, Keith spent several years in the Office of Admission at American University. Upon the birth of his daughter Esther (Ellis ‘28), Keith was privileged to spend time as a stay at home parent before returning to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Carnegie Mellon, where he most recently served as Associate Director of Admission/Marketing Communication. As a first-generation college student and an ardent supporter of access and equity in higher education, Keith seeks to maximize both fit (in terms of a complementary college/university) and attainment, securing for our Ellis girls opportunities and outcomes that far outpace those of other competitive secondary school environments. Keith holds a BA in English and Theatre from Allegheny College and an MA in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University.
Lucy Delaney is a Pittsburgh native and alum of both Penn State University (BA, Communications and Women’s Studies) and Antioch University of Seattle (MA, Clinical Counseling Psychology). Lucy earned a graduate assistantship with the Women’s Education Program while at Antioch University, in which she worked with homeless women in Seattle for two years while completing her degree. After University Lucy worked in community mental health, doing both counseling and case management, for three years before transitioning into higher education. She recently moved home from Atlanta, where she was an academic support coordinator and faculty member in psychology at The Art Institute of Atlanta for three years, and began her Ellis career in the college counseling office. Lucy also has an Ellis tiger in the family; her daughter Norah joined the Ellis School in 2016.