Lynda

Lynda Williams, Senior Consultant, worked for over a decade in the nonprofit sector before joining the consulting firm, BMGI, where she provided executive-level consulting to organizations implementing strategy, innovation, and process improvement initiatives. While working at BMGI, Lynda moved with her family to New Delhi, India, where they lived for eight years. There, she focused on supporting the organization’s most complex multinational clients and served as Managing Director for Asia Pacific. In total, she worked with over 150 clients in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Before joining BMGI, Lynda was the Executive Director of the Independent Telephone Pioneer Association (ITPA), a nonprofit organization of 24,000 volunteers dedicated to serving their communities on behalf of their companies. Working with a national board of directors, Lynda helped the organization create and execute a new strategy that resulted in a 50 percent increase in both corporate and program revenue. She also oversaw the work of the organization’s two foundations – the ITPA Charitable Foundation and the ITPA Historical Foundation.

At the American Cancer Society, Lynda held management and fundraising positions in both Arizona and Maryland. In Maryland, she was responsible for implementing the volunteer component of the organization’s strategic plan. In Arizona, she oversaw the fundraising function and staff for Maricopa County. She personally trained over 500 volunteers annually.

Lynda is certified in Hoshin Planning facilitation (Lean Methods Group) and Change Management (Prosci). She is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (BMGI) and has a certificate in Global Leadership (Thunderbird School of Global Management). She holds an MA in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and BS in Arts Management from Northern Arizona University.

An Arizona native, Lynda lives in Mesa with her husband and three children.  She is passionate about the arts and enjoys traveling with her family.

Contact Lynda at lwilliams@thecagneycompany.com.