Daphne Ross

Daphne Ross

Daphne Ross is the Communications Director for Say Yes Buffalo. In her role, Daphne coordinates, manages and implements communications and marketing activities to promote the organization’s work with the goal of increasing awareness and understanding of the Say Yes Buffalo initiative’s services and supports among key target audiences.

Prior to joining Say Yes Buffalo, Daphne served as communications coordinator for Tops Markets. As communications coordinator, Daphne was responsible for assisting in the execution of the company’s strategic vision for internal and external communications. Included in Daphne’s responsibilities was the development and delivery of internal communications to the company’s 15,000 associates, promotion of the brand through traditional public relations strategies and management of the brand’s image in social media.

Daphne was educated through the Buffalo Public School system, and is a graduate of City Honors School. After graduating from City Honors, Daphne attended Canisius College and earned a bachelors degree in Communications. Daphne is also a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she earned a masters degree in Integrated Marketing Communications.

In her spare time, Daphne is actively involved in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, Buffalo Alumnae Chapter and is a Girl Scouts Troop Leader.

Contact Daphne at dross@sayyestoeducation.org or 716-247-5310, ext. 211.


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