Prior to joining the Center, Mr. Lynch owned and operated Mike Lynch Consulting. Mr. 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, Mr. Lynch became his chief of staff, responsible for legislative and district office operations. Mr. Lynch worked in that capacity until opening his firm in 2003.
Born in Sacramento, Mike Lynch worked five years as administrative assistant to a member of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors before moving to the Office of Majority Services in the California State Assembly. In the Assembly, Mr. Lynch worked on the personal and caucus staff of members and as chief consultant to a legislative committee.
Mike Lynch graduated from Santa Clara University. He and his wife, Ana, a high school teacher, live in Turlock. He serves as a Stanislaus County Supervisors’ appointee to the Stanislaus County Retirement Association governing board and is a member of the Tuolumne River Citizens Advisory committee. Mr. Lynch is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Turlock Chamber of Commerce.