Rev. Dr. Roger A. Dermody, Jr.

Rev. Dr. Roger Dermody joined Friends of Forman Christian College as Executive Director in 2022. Before taking the leadership role with Friends, he served as CEO and President of PathLight International from 2015 to 2022.

Roger brings more than thirty years of executive leadership experience running organizations and overseeing mission personnel and operations. He served as Deputy Executive Director of the Mission Agency for PC(USA),  overseeing all mission and service activities in the USA and internationally. Roger also served as Executive Pastor of Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles for over ten years.

As a child, Dermody lived in Africa with his parents, who were short-term missionaries. Their two years in Cameroon fueled a lifelong passion for mission and serving others.

Roger is a licensed architect in the state of California and designed projects nationally and abroad.

Living in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife and three daughters, he is an avid outdoor sports enthusiast. Roger’s favorites include playing golf, running marathons, and taking annual mountain biking trips to places like Utah, Idaho, and most recently the Badlands of North Dakota.


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