Chris Lynne is the Chief Financial Officer of Cadence Education, one of the largest early childhood educators in the country. He has over 20 years experience as a finance and operations leader for colleges, universities and educational companies.
Mr. Lynne comes to us from Transcend Education Group, LLC (TEG), a firm he founded that provides a broad range of professional services and technology solutions to educational institutions. Prior to founding TEG, Mr. Lynne served as President for HotChalk, Inc. where he led the implementation and management of online programs for traditional universities. Before HotChalk, he served as Chief Operating and Financial Officer for Northcentral University, a graduate online university with over 10,000 learners across the world. Earlier in his career, Mr Lynne held several executive roles, including Senior Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice President and Head of Shared Services for Education Management Corporation; and as and audit manager and consultant for Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Lynne earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.