Tim Kelly is a retired newspaper executive from Lexington, Ky. He retired in 2011 as president and publisher of the Lexington Herald-Leader, a position he held for nearly 15 years. Before that, he held key news and editorial management positions in several top newspaper companies. Following his retirement, he became senior adviser to the CEO of Volar Video Inc. (formerly iHigh.com), a video website for youth activities. He is also a consultant for Youngs, Walker & Company, a Chicago executive search firm that specializes in media. He served three terms on the board of the YMCA of the U.S.A. and has been involved in two dozen civic and charitable organizations.