Active Term: 01/2024 - 01/2025
Areas of Expertise
President and CEO
Debra J. Chromy, Ed.D. | President and Chief Executive Officer |Trellis Company
Dr. Chromy is President and CEO, bringing a new vision to the organization: “Trellis connects individuals to education-to-employment pathways that transform their lives”. Dr. Chromy is focused on leveraging the strengths of Trellis in providing high-quality customer contact support, insightful research, and impactful consulting services within the postsecondary education ecosystem. She directs the Trellis team to utilize these strengths to deliver on Trellis’ mission to “develop and advance initiatives that grow individual economic mobility and expand community prosperity”.
Dr. Chromy is Vice Chair of the National Student Clearinghouse Board and a member of the NSC Research Center Board. She is a member of the Executive Committee of Texas Business Leadership Council and co-chair of their Education Task Force. She is also a member of the Ascent Advisory Board.
Dr. Chromy holds a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Boston University, and an A.B., in Economics from Smith College.