Lynn Durant, Managing Director
Based in Dallas, Lynn is a high-energy retained executive search professional focused on results. Her deep operational background gives her an edge in understanding an organization’s needs, enabling her to quickly ramp C-suite searches for her clients as well as build entire teams across every function within the enterprise. Known for her ability to read past the resume to go deeper in making impactful and successful matches, Lynn’s clients view her as an engaged partner in their business.
Lynn focuses on several industries including software, ecommerce, fintech, healthcare, and manufacturing clients. In addition to her C-suite level placements, she leads FSP’s mid-tier practice, SCALE. A partner in Penrhyn International, Lynn also has broad experience in global markets having completed searches in Latin America, Canada, China, and EMEA.
Lynn joined Focus Search Partners as part of the 2017 acquisition of Taylor Winfield where she served as Managing Director. Prior to that, Lynn served as Global Vice President, Customer Care and Professional Services for Tidal Software where she grew revenues significantly with Fortune 1000 customers and was instrumental in positioning the company for its sale to Cisco Systems. Lynn’s background also includes operations, business development and logistics experience in software services, oil and gas, and manufacturing companies. Lynn holds a bachelor of arts degree from Kean University in Union, New Jersey.