Legacy Youth Tennis And Education Appoints Gary Williams Chairman And Alex Hamilton Vice Chairman





PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 20, 2017 – Legacy Youth Tennis and Education, the sports-based youth development programming center located in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia has named Gary Williams as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Alex Hamilton, Vice Chairman.


Gary Williams is Executive Vice President and Founding Partner of Axis Construction Management, specializing in healthcare construction. He has served on the board for the past four years and is the founder and chairman of the Annual Legacy Golf and Tennis Tournament. Gary has served on the board of the Pathway School for six years.

Alex Hamilton joins Williams on Legacy’s executive committee. Alex Hamilton is a Sales Consultant for axle Video LLC, a Boston-based software company that specializes in content and media management. He has served on the board of Legacy since 2012 and has been involved with the organization for more than 15 years. Most recently, Alex served as head of the Development Committee and on the Executive Committee. Alex lives in the Mt. Airy with his wife, Leslie Benoliel, and two sons, Ben and Nigel.


“Legacy is thrilled to welcome Gary Williams as our new Chairman of the Board and Alex Hamilton as Vice Chairman”, said by Samantha Shaw, Senior Vice President of Operations. “Their passion and commitment to our mission is inspiring and vital to the success of our organization.  We are grateful to all of our board members in helping advance our mission.”


About Legacy Youth Tennis and Education

Legacy Youth Tennis and Education (www.LegacyYTE.org) is a tennis-based youth development program that prepares young people, especially those from under-resourced families and communities, for success as individuals and as active, responsible citizens.  It does so through an innovative tennis, education, life skills, and leadership development model. Legacy Youth Tennis and Education, with programming at its Center in East Falls (4842 Ridge Ave.) and in schools and recreation centers throughout Philadelphia, Camden, Chester, and provides opportunities to over 3,500 young people, ages 4 to 18 across all levels of tennis and personal development. In addition to its programs at the 16-court center in East Falls, programs are held in over 40 schools and recreation centers in Philadelphia, Chester, and Camden, NJ.


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