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Lynn is the Chief Human Resource Officer for Meals on Wheels America. In her role, Lynn is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day elements of human resources administration and talent management at the Association. Lynn serves as the leading resource for all people managers and staff in the areas of hiring, onboarding, professional development, and performance management.

Lynn has over 25 years’ experience as a human resource practitioner. Her various organizational roles include senior and executive positions across the corporate and nonprofit arenas in diverse industries. Lynn most recently has worked as a Senior Advisor/Consultant, providing counsel to clients on matters relevant to internal stakeholders and human resources, including talent acquisition and recruiting, team development, executive coaching, internal policies and procedures (i.e., compliance), labor issues and reductions, and crisis management. 

Previously, Lynn was a Senior Vice President and the Chief Human Resources Officer with Population Services International (PSI). Headquartered in Washington, D.C., PSI is an international development organization serving over 50 markets globally and in this role, Lynn oversaw the HR functions for a global enterprise with over 8,000 employees. 

Prior to PSI, Lynn served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for PANDORA Jewelry. In partnership with the PANDORA Executive Team, Lynn was instrumental in helping expand the brand presence in the Americas with a focus on recruiting and retaining high-performing talent. Workforce oversight included the United States, Canada, and Latin America, with over 3,500 wholesale and retail team members. 

Lynn has held previous senior roles including Vice President of Human Resources for Calvert Health System, a Maryland-based healthcare system with more than 1,000 employees; Director of Human Resources for AARP, a 2,400 employee, nonprofit membership organization; and Director of Human Resources for Giant Food (Royal Ahold), a global retail grocer with over 28,000 employees. 

Lynn has a B.S. in Business Management, and an M.S. in Organizational Development and Learning (ODL) from St. Joseph's University and has participated in the Harvard Business School Executive Education program. She is certified as Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) and as SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Lynn has served on numerous boards throughout her career, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Meals on Wheels.