Lynn Whitman

Board Member

Lynn Whitman spent more than 20 years in a variety of retail businesses, including many positions and a term as Chairperson of a National Retail Federation division. She has been COO of a national marketing consortium and for the past 10 years has been a partner in an Arizona consulting firm. She has worked tirelessly as a volunteer, organizing significant fundraising events, developing financial strategies, structuring startup non-profits and more. In her recent volunteer roles, she was Vice President of Greater Phoenix SCORE, sat on the Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, coached non-profit businesses in the Fast Pitch competition for Social Venture Partners. She has deep roots in the community, having lived in the area for over 40 years.

I came of age in Scottsdale. Many of my fondest memories are about places and happenings in the downtown Scottsdale area. When I found an opportunity to help the community in an area where I grew up, I was quick to offer to bring my skill set and heart to this organization. As a life-long volunteer, I was looking for an opportunity to give back something to the community that nurtured me. I found that opportunity with Partners for Paiute. I also found a group of people who are passionate about this community, committing time and resources to making the Paiute neighborhood a better place for the children and families who live there.