Director of Employer Engagement
139 W. Short St. Suite 200
Lexington, KY 40507
Lynn Bertsch is iwin's director of employer engagement. She has over 25 years professional and management experience, working for several Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Pitney Bowes, Wang Laboratories, DuPont and Westinghouse. In addition, she has worked for an affiliate of Central Bank (Kentucky Finance Corporation) and Kentucky State University. Before joining the University of Kentucky's Institute for Workplace Innovation, she was a Manager, Organizational Development in Human Resources and responsible for all facets of organizational development programs, including succession planning, performance management, tuition reimbursement, and leadership development programs. She was recently recognized with a corporate award for her contributions to employee and leadership development.
Lynn has also held positions in Public Affairs, where she managed a company's Education Outreach program, and in Training, where she managed both the development and implementation of the Training Records And Information Network (TRAIN) as well as computer-based training.
She has extensive experience interacting with employees at all levels of the organization, including senior executives. Her outreach experience includes interacting with members of the workforce and economic development as well as the education community. Among her major achievements is serving on the South Carolina Governor's Workforce Education Taskforce, where she chaired a subcommittee whose recommendations for education reform were adopted by the State Legislature. In addition, her organization twice received the South Carolina Job Creator Award for establishing model programs such as school-to-work/career internships which led to permanent positions with her company.
Lynn has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Virginia Tech and a B.S. in Business Management from the College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY.
I've been able to flex my hours so I can come in late and stay late at work. That way, I can exercise before I come to work in the morning, which frees up my evenings and gives me more energy for the day.