Amy Lynch is a renowned speaker and respected authority on aligning multi-generational teams in the workplace. Her presentations are both interactive and full of energy, helping managers and leaders completely engage the talents of each generation for better bottom line results.
Amy holds an M.A. in literature, with an emphasis on cognitive theory and composition. Starting her career as a curriculum designer, she moved on to magazine editor, a position that required managing all four generations. She has launched and sold publications, and is the recipient of Parents Media Awards and an Utne Alternative Media Award. She has also received the writer-in-residence grants from Ragdale Foundation, Hambidge Center and the HedgeBrook Foundation.
Audiences describe Amy as a masterful storyteller. Using her own experience as an entrepreneur, speaker and author she is able to tell humorous anecdotes and stories that help each generation recognize its own behaviors.
Amy regularly lecturing at the business schools of Belmont and Vanderbilt Universities but has also enlightened and entertained with many keynote speeches and workshops. She has spoken in the US and abroad, her audiences include Comcast, MTV, Tetra Pak, the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, Executive Women International and various state governments and federal agencies. Additionally there have been a host of engineering, financial and accounting firms.
As an author, Amy has researched and written about Millennials as they move through the educational system and into the workplace. She authored the award-winning ‘How Can You Say That?’ about parent-teen communication. She is currently working on a new book, in collaboration with other members from BridgeWorks team, about strategic sales and customer serice in a four-generation marketplace. Amy has also written numerous articles in publications such as Success, First for Women, and Ms. And Self. Her ideas have been featured in the Boston Globe, USA Today, the Dallas Morning News, the Chicago Tribune, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and NBC Nightly News.
In her free time Amy enjoys Skyping with her daughters and granddaughter. She has completed three triathlons, and has a fourth one planned.