Lynn Hempen, Senior Counsel
With 25 years in the nonprofit sector, including 17 years in senior management roles, Lynn’s experience encompasses strategic planning, campaign management, leadership and major gifts solicitation, proposal writing, annual fund development, board facilitation and training.
Most recently Lynn served for five years as Executive Director of a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity, International, increasing fundraising revenue by 50% and doubling the number of families served annually. As a senior consultant to nonprofit organizations, Lynn has managed capital campaigns, analyzed and reorganized development programs, conducted feasibility/planning studies, led fundraising workshops, facilitated board retreats, and trained volunteer solicitors. Lynn’s special expertise includes fundraising information technologies, prospect management, named gift strategies, donor stewardship, and event planning and production.
Lynn was a Fulbright Scholar and graduated cum laude from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in communications. She earned her masters from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Lynn lives in Bangor with her husband and two teenage boys. An intrepid traveler and outdoorsperson, you will often find Lynn on Maine’s trails and rivers.