Lynn Simonye, PHR
As a consultant for the NextGen Leader Programs, Lynn works closely with the growing and developing classes of NextGen Leaders through mentorship programs, networking events and employment opportunities. Lynn works with higher education professionals as well as corporate partners to bring talent into the NextGen programs. She builds connections between the Disability:IN corporate partners and the NextGen Leaders to create and utilize the talent pipeline to expand their disability inclusion efforts. Her individual coaching builds confidence for those just beginning or restarting their careers.
Lynn is a seasoned HR professional with over 25 years in HR generalist functions. She designed and implemented a disability inclusion project and helped create a sourcing pipeline of candidates with disabilities for a Walgreens Distribution Center before transitioning into consulting work in the disability inclusion environment. Lynn also worked with the Ohio Disability:IN affiliate for several years, providing outreach to Ohio based business and sourcing individuals with disabilities across various industry sectors.
Lynn now resides in Fishers, Indiana with her retired husband, Curtis, and her grown kids and granddaughter are nearby.