Lynn Cowart

LYNN COWART 
Chief Operations Officer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lynn Cowart has extensive experience working and consulting in senior‐level human resources positions for industries including financial services, aerospace, food service, and utilities. She has facilitated executive coaching, change management and strategic staffing initiatives for mid and senior level executives as well as career transition programs, retention and engagement strategies, assessment interviewing and training for all organizational levels.

As a consultant for Career Systems International, Lynn has led coaching programs and training events for an array of professional business clients. In addition, she has managed programs designed to instill culture changes within organizations by modifying behavioral tendencies within individuals. These solutions include extensive leadership coaching around CSI’s “Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em” strategies as well as developing individual action plans that support retention and engagement and career development.

Throughout her career she has conferred with corporate business leaders in a broad range of functions such as management and organizational development, communication strategies, career planning and placement, and organizational effectiveness. She has also coached executives on change management, retention and engagement strategies, and positive management leadership. Lynn has led teams responsible for design, development and implementation of Corporate University Relations Programs and Leadership Development for Fortune 50 companies. She is currently leading a career development group for women in transition in the Atlanta area.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS

Lynn received her MBA from the University of Connecticut. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Communications from SUNY at Buffalo in New York. In addition, she has worked with the University of Pennsylvania on an MS in Organizational Dynamics. She is Lumina Learning certified, International Career Consultant (ICC) certified as well as qualified in Myers Briggs (MBTI).

SPECIALTY AREAS

Lynn’s diverse and broad range of expertise includes competencies in the following areas:

  • Career development and management
  • Strategic staffing and assessment interviewing
  • Executive coaching and change management
  • Workshop and strategy facilitation
  • Retention and engagement management
  • Communication strategies

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Lynn is a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE), and the Association for Psychological Type (APT). She is deeply involved in small group facilitation and strategy development for non‐profit organization initiatives.