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After leading exceptional B2B companies with iconic consumer brands for the past 25 years, Lynn Utter has transitioned fully to advisory work. In addition to serving as an Operating Partner for Atlas Holdings, LLC, Lynn currently serves as an Independent Director for two publicly traded companies, Lincoln National Corporation and Vista Outdoor, and as an Advisor to two privately held companies, Sila and Lutron. Lynn also moderates leadership seminars at The Aspen Institute and teaches in the University of Texas’ Executive Education program.
Lynn’s career is grounded in distribution and supply chain excellence. Her reputation was built in the food and beverage industry, and more recently has extended to industrial sectors. Lynn is an experienced operator having served as the Chief Executive Officer First Source LLC, then the largest packager and distributor of candy and specialty foods in the United States. Prior to First Source, she served in executive roles at Knoll, Coors Brewing and PepsiCo/Frito-Lay.
Lynn has served on a myriad of not-for-profit boards including the Board of Overseers for the Henry Crown Fellowship at The Aspen Institute, Edesia, The University of Texas, and United Way; and recently co-chaired the Stanford GSB's Task Force on Women. Lynn received a BBA from The University of Texas and an MBA from Stanford.