Ryan Burton-Romero

Dean of Students
Ryan Burton-Romero
Student Services
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building

A higher education administrator, Ryan Burton-Romero is a collaborative and data-driven leader with a focus on program development, access, technology advancement and relationship building. Ryan is passionate about aiding students and parents through their college search process- especially those students pursuing majors and careers in the Arts.

Ryan earned his BA from the University of Arizona and holds a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. He and his wife Sarah have three children, eight-year-old twins and a four-year-old. Ryan is honored to serve in this role and is inspired by PAFA’s commitment to student success, cutting-edge studio spaces and training within a world-class museum.