Matt Lynn has been named the regional Director of Community of Impact for United Way
of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region (UWBCKR).
Lynn formerly served as Director of Community Impact for United Way in Battle Creek.
In his expanded role, Lynn will lead the organization’s work with staff, volunteers and community partners as they mobilize and target resources in the areas of education, income and health.
Lynn has been with the Battle Creek United Way for seven years.
He also has a great deal of experience in education, counseling, youth development, career development and neighborhood revitalization, as well as community organizing and street outreach for youth in Chicago, New York City, Detroit, Flint, Albion and Battle Creek.
Lynn, a recognized community leader has received a Leadership Award from the Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce for his work with the Battle Creek Leadership Challenge.
Lynn received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Albion College in 1996 and Masters of Public Administration from Western Michigan University in 2001. He is married and has three children.
UWBCKR President and CEO Michael Larson says Lynn "brings considerable knowledge, capabilities and strong relationships across the region that will enhance our community partnerships and build momentum in meaningful ways."
Writer: Kathy Jennings, Second Wave Media
Source: Chris Riker, United Way