Board of Directors

Judy Schelle, President
Lisa McCoy
Barbara Treadwell

Advisory Board Members

Donald Fleischut
Brian Hanaburgh
Lora Ann Johnston
David Jung
Sandy Maceyka
Beate Madnick
Richard Ruby
David R. Seward, Esq.
John Widdemer




Wally Hart, Executive Director
Wally has more than 20 years of community development and organizational leadership success. He co-created the Downtown Johnstown Business Association and led the organization for five years. He served on the Board of the Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce prior to being selected as its president and CEO, a position he held for eight years. He also has nearly 20 years of experience as an owner and manager of small businesses. Wally has chaired the Chamber Alliance of New York State (CANYS) and has served on the Tech Valley Chamber Coalition, Governor's Small Business Task Force and on the Governor's Health Care Advisory Task Force.


Katherine Ehle, Director of Communications
Prior to joining Lexington, Kate Ehle was the art director for OPERA America (New York, NY), the national service organization for opera, for 11 years. She has also done design work for The Glimmerglass Festival, Symphony Space, the National Performing Arts Convention and the National Endowment for the Arts. An avid music photographer, Kate has been an invited regular contributor to and WNYC's Culture Hub. She has shot for OPERA America, Symphony Space and the Anthology Film Archives and has been published online by Gothamist and The Village Voice and in print by The Boston Globe and Opera America. She holds a B.S in Organizational Communication, Learning and Design from Ithaca College.