Learn About Some of our Faculty and Staff
- Chuck DeLaneyDean
- Sandra DarienRegistrar
- Chris CorradinoStudent Advisor
- George DelgadoStudent Advisor
- Keith ReeseHead of Student Services
- Jay JohnsonLead Curriculum Developer
- Sharon GumeroveWebmaster
- Charles ParkerStudent Projects Coordinator
Chuck DeLaney - Dean
A photographer with over 30 years of experience, Chuck has experience in a variety of different photographic areas. He loves sharing his knowledge of photography with others, which has led him to the top of NYIP. In addition to helping out students and assisting with the preparation of all course materials, Chuck works closely with all of us here at NYIP to achieve one goal: a better learning experience for every student.
Sandra Darien - Registrar
As the registrar, Sandra is responsible for overseeing the enrollment process. She makes sure that every new student gets enrolled and set up quickly and effectively. In addition, she oversees all of the operations at NYIP headquarters, keeping things running smoothly so that everyone else here can concentrate on creating great photography courses and helping students complete them.
Chris Corradino - Student Advisor
Chris is a successful photographer with his own photography business who offers his expertise to students at NYIP on a daily basis. Chris is the head student advisor for the Complete Course in Professional Photography. And the position suits him, since he is a former graduate of the program as well. In addition to helping students, Chris also writes much of the content featured on the NYIP blog.
George Delgado - Student Advisor
George has had a lifelong passion for photography, and taking the NYIP Complete Course in Professional Photography was his first step toward transitioning from life as a corporate executive to becoming a successful professional photographer. He has traveled to more than 50 countries and photographed people and places in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and every country in North and South America. George specializes in corporate and personal portraiture and events, but has done a wide variety of other commercial photography assignments including fashion photos published in Women’s Wear Daily and sports events at Madison Square Garden.
He is a Certified Professional Photographer, a designation earned by fewer than 5% of the Professional Photographers of America. George also does pro-bono children’s portraits for The Heart Gallery www.heartgallerynyc.org a non-profit organization dedicated to finding “forever families” for children available for adoption.
Keith Reese - Head of Student Services
Keith finds himself on the front lines every single day. He spends his days answering your calls and emails, trying to assist both prospective students and current students alike in any way that he can. He heads a staff of dedicated people who are here to do one thing, answer your questions.
Jay Johnson - Lead Curriculum Developer
Jay is in charge of the educational side of NYIP. He oversees the production of all new course materials, managing writers, photographers, video producers, and audio engineers. It’s his job to ensure that the photography courses we offer provide students with the knowledge and skills they’ll need to succeed in photography. In addition to that, Jay is a contributor to the NYIP Blog.
Charles Parker - Student Projects Coordinator
Charles is the person who introduces each student to their own personal teacher. Not literally, of course, but he’s responsible for accepting all incoming photo projects, getting them to the proper teachers, then getting them back to you when their done. Many of our students tell us that the professional evaluations of their photography is the most important aspect of our course, and Charles manages that entire process for us.