Martha Harvey: Executive Director / CEO
Phone: (518) 462-6138 x11 | Email
Martha Harvey is the Executive Director and CEO of the Pride Center. Martha’s main focus is on 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 Albany, NY.
Jen Maley-Wheeler- LMSW: Director of Case Management and Training of the Pride Center
Phone: (518) 462-6138 x13 | Email
As an LMSW, Jen’s main focus is to provide competent case management and counseling services to the LGBTQ+ community in addition to providing training and education services to local organizations, schools, community centers, and non- profits.
Originally from Cincinnati, OH, Jen moved to Albany in July 2006 with her wife, Kelly, after graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice 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. Becoming an LMSW, Jen is excited to provide case management and counseling services to the LGBTQ+ community.
Jen 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.
Andromeda Indardeo: Programs Coordinator
Phone: (518) 462-6138 x15 | Email
Andromeda Indardeo is a member of The American Military Partner Association (AMPA) and is passionate about LGBTQ equality.
She worked as a volunteer co-facilitator for Family Pride that is held at The Pride Center. As a member of the Spouse Leadership Development Committee (SLDC) in El Paso, TX Andromeda provided LGBTQ training to military families.
She was the keynote speaker at the SLDC graduation where she spoke about the need for more comprehensive training for all who are part of the armed forces as well as the need for more inclusive policies and protections for LGBTQ military as well as their families.
Andromeda will be working to enhance the Pride Center’s existing programs as well as introduce new programming for the LGBTQ community in the Capital District. Currently, Andromeda is pursuing her BA in Psychology from Post University. Andromeda lives in Albany with her wife, Angela, and her dachshund, Bagheera.
Tora Stringfield: Office Manager
Phone: (518) 462-6138 | Email
Tora came to the Pride Center at a pivotal point in her life in May 2018.
Searching for a space to volunteer, Tora soon became an integral part of the Pride Center team, providing program and general administrative support. Tora is a straight ally, and mother to a Center Youth Group participant. Tora quickly learned that the Pride Center is an open and accepting place for all in the LGBTQ community as well as friends and family. Tora is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in business from Bryant and Stratton College.