Lynda Gerty believes people are the most important asset in any project or organization. She specializes in connecting and convening teams where talented people can effectively work together in common cause. As the director of engagement at Vantage Point, Lynda is a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator. She enjoys working with organizational leaders to leverage their number one competitive advantage: people. Lynda’s projects allow her to lead an integrated talentteam comprised of salaried employees and knowledge philanthropists, while delivering Vantage Point’s mission. She also recently co-managed a successful national political leadership campaign, leading a huge team of salaried employees and volunteers from coast to coast.
Lynda’s accomplishments span over 15 years and include the development of leadership, marketing, communications and people engagement expertise in both the not-for-profit and private sectors. She has enjoyed grassroots community organizing, running a small business and adventures in electoral politics.
Originally from Montreal, Lynda’s home is on the west coast where her other pursuits include a visual arts practice, training for triathlons and half marathons, devouring novels and spending time with the 12 children in her life.