Martha Harvey:  Executive Director / CEO

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x11
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Martha Harvey is the Executive Director and CEO of the Pride Center. Martha’s main focus is staff management, board relations, and fundraising.

Martha co-founded the Hudson Pride Foundation; a support and advocacy nonprofit for the LGBTQ community in Columbia County. She served as the organization’s Executive Director from 2010 through 2016. With an undergraduate degree in psychology and philosophy, a graduate degree in business and finance, and over 20 years of corporate for-profit experience in marketing, public relations, finance, community relations, and human resources, Martha brings a unique perspective and approach to the ED role.

Martha serves on the board of directors of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce as well as the advisory panel for the Columbia County Office for the Aging. Martha and her wife, Holly, moved to the Hudson Valley in 2006 and make their home in Hudson, NY.

Jen Maley-Wheeler: Programs & Special Projects Coordinator

Phone: (518) 462-6138 x16
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Jen Maley-Wheeler is the Programs and Special Projects Coordinator of the Pride Center. Jen’s main focus is to ensure the continued success of the Center’s Programs and to collaborate on Special Projects.

Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Jen moved to Albany in July of 2006 with her wife after graduating with an undergraduate degree from Eastern Kentucky University. It was in college that Jen began her advocacy work with the LGBTQ Community, serving in various roles of EKU’s Pride Alliance as well as organizations in the community.

Jen obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University at Albany and has worked at various non-profits throughout the Albany area. She is excited to continue her career at the Pride Center where she can give back to the community that has given so much to her.