As CEO, Lynn sets strategic direction for Beaconfire. She has collaborated with clients such as Planned Parenthood, the American Lung Association, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Feeding America, and others to develop long-range strategic plans that integrate the technology needs of their various programs. In her spare time, Lynn chairs the board of directors of the Nonprofit Technology Network (N-TEN), the membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes.

Lynn has been helping the nonprofit sector integrate technology into their business operations since 1980. Before co-founding Beaconfire, Lynn served on Commerce One's Nonprofit Leadership Team, as well as a leader within Commerce One's project management skill track. Before that, she was a founding partner of RivCom Limited, in the United Kingdom, a consultancy firm specializing in applying XML technologies to knowledge and information management problems.

Lynn has also held various management positions at Blackbaud Inc. and Riverside Software Inc., with a particular focus on helping corporate and private foundations effectively implement and integrate grants management and employee gift matching software.

She started her career at IBM's Corporate Headquarters in Armonk, NY, where she worked on many projects with the corporate philanthropy department, including leading the technology development of IBM's employee matching gift program.

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