Lynn Rakowsky serves as a Vice President of Business Development. Lynn is responsible for direct outreach to, predominantly, out-of-state companies to encourage investment and create jobs in Rhode Island. She also is a key team member responsible for increasing awareness of Rhode Island’s key business sectors and unique set of business incentives.
Prior to joining the corporation, Lynn served in several senior management roles, most recently as director of client services for the nation’s largest merchandise agency. Lynn brings extensive private-sector experience in business development, sales and marketing. In these roles, she was responsible for business expansion in major markets across the U.S., UK and EMEA regions. She has experience working with financial services, biotech, pharmaceutical, technology, and transportation and logistics business sectors.
Lynn graduated with her bachelor of science degree in marketing from Miami University in Ohio. She also studied at Miami University’s International Business Program in Luxembourg.