Creativity is all about three things:

  1. experience
  2. good ideas
  3. execution

Hal Goodtree

Hal Goodtree is publisher of CaryCitizen and president of Goodtree & Co., Inc., a creative services company. His work ranges from website design to photography, copywriting and film production.

Most recently, Hal finished the 1/2 hour television documentary Because No One Else Would – The Story of American Tobacco & the Durham Renaissance. The program earned a #1 rating in primetime during its broadcast premier on WRAL.

An avid technologist, Hal has served on Town of Cary’s Technology Task Force and is a founding member of TechnologyTank, LLC.  He began his career at Benton & Bowles in New York.

In his spare time, Hal plays in Lounge Doctors. He lives in Cary with his wife and two daughters.

Lindsey Chester

Lindsey Chester is Associate Publisher of CaryCitizen and CFO at Goodtree & Co., Inc.

Lindsey is a 2011 Knight Foundation New Media Fellow for her work developing CaryCitizen as a sustainable new journalism enterprise.

She has served as a member of Cary’s Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, Cary’s Sign Ordinance Committee, Heart of Cary Membership Committee and was honored as Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year in 2015.

Ms. Chester graduated from Mason Gross School of Art at Rutgers University and worked for more than a decade as a women’s wear designer in New York’s Garment Center.

Lindsey lives in Cary with her husband and two children. In her spare time, she can often be found at the Cary YMCA.

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