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Ryan Lemon named executive director of YMCA

Posted: Friday, August 17, 2012

Ryan Lemon has been selected to serve as the new executive director of the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Kendall Mickley, YMCA board president, announced Lemon’s appointment on Monday, August 13. Lemon will assume his new position on Monday, September 17.

Lemon, a Huntington resident, was selected from among 58 candidates and succeeds Dan Akeley, who resigned as YMCA director in April. Lemon has been active as a YMCA member and volunteer for nearly eight years.

Earning a Bachelor of Arts in interpersonal and organizational communication from Purdue University-Fort Wayne in 2002, Lemon also earned a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University-Fort Wayne in 2008. He has been employed at W.A. Zimmer Company since 2004 and is general manager currently.

Lemon serves on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Huntington County and volunteers with the United Way of Huntington County and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana. He and his wife Satin are members of St. Peter’s First Community Church, Huntington.