A hands-on fundraiser and leader, Lynn is deeply involved in the direct-response fundraising community. She is a board member of the Association of Direct Response Fundraising Counsel and has served on the board of the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation; she was co-chair of the DMA Nonprofit Federation 2009 New York Nonprofit Conference and speaks frequently at fundraising conferences around the country.
From her colleagues
Polly Papsadore, director of marketing, L.W. Robbins Associates: "Lynn truly loves fundraising and the fundraising community. It is a very important part of her life. Lynn's staff, clients, strategic partners and other fundraising colleagues really feel that it is an honor to know and work with her."
Lindy Litrides, president, CoreMessagink: "Lynn is a consummate professional and a caring human being. Her commitment to nonprofit causes, her longevity in the business, and her genuine care and concern for colleagues all speak to her passion for and dedication to our industry and its people."
Bryan Terpstra, vice president of client services, L.W. Robbins Associates: "Over the course of her career, Lynn has been a source of great inspiration to her clients and to her employees. Lynn has devoted her professional life to helping nonprofit organizations improve their results and develop new ways to increase their net revenue. Lynn is a warm, energetic and outgoing person. She is the first one to jump in and help when a client calls. She has also been a great resource for her peers in the industry and has mentored many nonprofit professionals."
Susan Anstrand, president, Names in the News: "Lynn has spent a career spanning over three decades helping millions of supporters contribute an enormous wealth of donations to wonderful causes. She has helped to guide dozens of nonprofits through twists and turns in the economy, with thoughtful critiquing and prescient innovation."