Lynn A. Jennings

Vice President for Grants Management

Lynn A. Jennings was appointed vice president for grants management in September 2012.   In this capacity, she is responsible for overseeing LSC’s day-to-day programmatic operations, managing the Corporation’s annual grant-making process, supervising grantee assessment and oversight 

Jennings has more than 20 years of management and leadership experience.  Most recently, she was principal of Jennings Solutions, LLC, a strategic consulting firm that provided expert advice and guidance on organizational efficiency, leadership development, policy development as well as program implementation and management for private, non-profit and government sector clients.  Previously, she served as the executive vice president at the Council for Excellence in Government and director of strategic initiatives at the CNA Corporation.

Jennings also has extensive public sector experience and has served in a number of senior-level positions in the federal government, including Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Labor, General Counsel of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, and Chief of Staff to the Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development. 

Licensed to practice law in New York and Maryland, she earned a B.A., cum laude with honors, from the University of Rochester and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law, the Catholic University of America.