Ward “Skip” Wilday has over three decades of business and wealth management, finance, capital raise and entrepreneurial experience. He retired earlier this year after 34 years of dedicated service as an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley where he was a member of Morgan Stanley’s President and Chairman’s Council. In 2002 Skip and his wife established the Kaleigh Wilday Endowment Fund after the tragic passing of their eight-year-old daughter. Because of the Wilday’s resolve to preserve Kaleigh’s memory and spirit, countless area youth have been provided incredible opportunities, through the funds support of various local organizations that support youth activity and development. He is also currently a board member of the Cuba Lake NY Yacht Club, JCC Foundation, Cuba First Baptist Church, Olean Food Pantry and the Gow School in South Wales. He is a past board member of the Olean General Hospital Foundation and Olean YMCA Board of Directors, where he was instrumental in the merger with the Bradford YMCA. Skip graduated from Muskingum University with a BA in Business Administration in 1983.