Executive Director of Public Affairs Barry Rosen

Before joining BMCC as Executive Director of Public Affairs, Manny Romero served as Director of Public Relations at Baruch College, where he developed and oversaw the college’s public relations strategies, as well as its initiatives to secure regional and national media coverage.

Earlier roles included serving as Director of Communications and Marketing at Marymount Manhattan College, and as Associate Executive Director of the contemporary dance company, Parsons Dance. Romero also worked as a public relations manager at the law firm Snell & Wilmer, and was Director of Hispanic Media at Arizona State University, where he earned a master’s degree in Mass Communication.

A product of the public community college system, Romero earned an associate degree at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona. Next, he earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, six hours north of his hometown of Nogales, Arizona.