Lynn Edmonds is a nationally recognized industry leader who has developed innovative fundraising programs for scores of nonprofit organizations during her 35 year career. She joined LW Robbins in 1999 as Executive Vice President and became President in 2001. Under her leadership, LW Robbins has provided results-driven strategic development and analysis, and creative and production services to more than 50 nonprofit clients.
Lynn and her teams have worked with organizations such as the American Cancer Society, Special Olympics, St. Labre Indian School, MAP International, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Coast Guard Foundation, American Diabetes Association, Catholic Relief Services, Consumers Union, Covenant House, National Audubon Society, Washington National Cathedral and more than 40 regional food banks.
Lynn has received several industry awards recently recognizing her outstanding achievements in fundraising: the DMA Nonprofit Federation 2013 Max L. Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award, the 2012 DMFA Marketer of the Year Award, the 2010 Fundraising Success Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2010 New England Direct Marketing Association Direct Marketer of the Year Award.
Lynn is a board member of ADRFCO, NCDC and the DMEF and has served on the Advisory Board of Fundraising Success Magazine. She served as Co-Chair of the DMA Nonprofit Federation 2009 New York Nonprofit Conference and is a frequent speaker at fundraising and direct marketing conferences nationwide.
Prior to joining LW Robbins, Lynn served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Epsilon’s Fundraising and Membership Services division.