Lynn Alderete joins Taylor Winfield from her San Diego based consulting company, Alderete & Associates, where she had been working with boutique executive search firms with a diverse set of high-tech clients. Lynn was most recently with DavenportMajor Executive Search working with a variety of companies both domestic and international. She has successfully placed executives including CEOs, other CXO positions and Vice Presidents in a variety of functional areas. Lynn started her career in executive search recruiting high-tech computer professionals. She later joined Austin-McGregor International in Dallas as a Vice President/Partner and in 1998 she established the West Coast office for Austin-McGregor International in San Diego.
Lynn was raised in San Diego, California and upon graduation from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Anthropology, she joined NCR in a fast track training program and held a series of management positions in systems engineering. NCR sponsored her MBA from the University of San Diego that she completed in 1986. Lynn currently volunteers with San Diego City Schools, School of Creative and Performing Arts as well as San Diego Junior Theatre. She is a past Partner with San Diego Social Venture Partners, a venture philanthropy organization, and served as a member of the Advisory Board and Co-chair of the Investment Working Group.