Wayne Lerch is a tireless advocate for the LGBTQ community. He brings a deep personal understanding of the challenges facing those members of the LGBTQ community who struggle every day with addiction, being clean and sober since 1985. Wayne served in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1980 for being gay. He worked working closely with members of the LGBTQ community struggling with addiction as a Director and an addiction counselor for Next Step. He is a former owner of The Bike Rack in Washington, DC and is heavily involved in USA Cycling as a certified official and motor referee. Wayne is currently the owner and principal inspector of Capital Home Inspection, LLC.