Lynn joined the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX, as the Vice President, Finance—Institutional Support in October 2019. Lynn provides financial leadership to all UTMB Institutional Support areas, as well as providing guidance and counsel to the UTMB President and the Chief Financial Officer as they lead the Institutional Support entity. She also oversees the institution’s accounts payable function.
Lynn has more than 20 years of extensive financial experience at both public and private academic medical centers and is dedicated to improving decision making, efficiencies and compliance through the coordination of people, data and systems. She is a deep subject matter expert and experienced leader in grant and contracts administration and has successfully led multiple transformation initiatives and system implementations.
Prior to joining UTMB, Lynn served as the Assistant Vice President, Sponsored Projects Accounting and Compliance at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), where she was responsible for all post-award financial reporting and compliance, effort reporting, the facilities and administrative cost rate proposal, the fringe benefit rate proposal, and the service center rate development. Prior to UMB, she performed similar functions at the Johns Hopkins University, a private research university with over $1 billion of annual research expenditures.
Lynn was a board member of the Council of Government Relations (COGR) and a member of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). She is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Masters of Science degree in Information and Telecommunication Systems from the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware.