Lynn Karam, MBA, EA
A seasoned professional with more than 17 years of experience, Lynn Karam is the founder and CEO of LEK Management, Inc., a financial and management consulting company based in Mount Vernon, New York. She works with her clients to formulate strategies for economic forecasting, cost control, and risk management. As a result of her astute guidance, Lynn’s clients have seen their companies overcome financial challenges, generate significant savings and become prosperous.
Prior to starting LEK Management, Inc., Lynn spent 12 years working at several Fortunate 500 companies, including Merrill Lynch, UBS Financial, Deloitte & Touche, and Edward Jones. These positions span the range of financial services, including treasury and cash management, fixed income securities, business consulting and personal finance.
Lynn has taken her skills and expertise to the “classroom.” She is deeply committed to increasing business ownership. Lynn has taught city and state entrepreneurial programs at SoBRO (the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation) and Lehman College in the Bronx. At Lehman’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, she has taught the Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship; she manages the Finance and Business Program, which offers certificate and licensing programs to approximately 200 students annually. Lynn is also in charge of a construction management program for the federally funded Small Business Development Center.
Lynn has an MBA in Finance (Baruch College) and a BA in Managerial Finance (University of Mississippi). She is an Enrolled Agent and holds a NYS Life and Health Insurance License. (Lynn previously held Series 7 and 63 licenses).
Active in her community, Lynn is currently a board member for two Bronx-based non-profit organizations. From 2009-15, Lynn was a member of Rotary International and the Assistant Governor for District 7230. She served two terms as President of the Rotary Club of Mount Vernon.