Lynch served as Chief Operating Officer of the Great Valley Center, a non profit agency serving all of California’s central valley, from Redding to Bakersfield from 2004 through May 2007. The Great Valley Center offers leadership, capacity building and information services to California’s fastest growing and most diverse region.
Prior to joining the Center, Lynch owned and operated Mike Lynch Consulting. Lynch has extensive public policy and political experience at all three levels of government, local, state, and federal. In 1989, when Assemblyman Gary Condit was elected to the United States Congress, Lynch became his chief of staff, responsible for legislative and district office operations. Lynch worked in that capacity until opening his firm in 2003.