Keith Strom is the new Hemingway Foundation director

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park has named Keith Strom as executive director, succeeding Pam Lyons, who will continue with the organization as volunteer coordinator.

Strom is a former principal and director of customer solutions at MSI, who serves as a board member of the nonprofit organizations Oak Park Runners Club and Dance in the Parks.

“Today, we are thrilled to welcome Keith as our new executive director and look forward to his leadership, as the organization embraces a new vision for our foundation and its mission,” John W. Berry, chairman of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation Board, said in a press release.

Strom called the organization “a cornerstone in our community since its founding in 1983.”

“I look forward to working with our talented board members, dedicated staff and network of partners as we embark on a new vision for the foundation,” he said. 

Tim Inklebarger

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