Lynley Closson


Partnerships Associate


Lynley works to create and maintain strong partnerships with nonprofits, banks, and other organizations interested in helping individuals save and accumulate assets. She is passionate about utilizing the power of relationships to create social change and alleviate poverty.

Prior to EARN, Lynley worked for a myriad of agencies in the nonprofit and social impact sector, including consulting, community organizing, and international development organizations. She holds a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis as well as a B.A. in Human Services from Graceland University.

In her free time, Lynley enjoys exploring the outdoor wonders of California, volunteering at her favorite campgrounds in Santa Cruz, cooking vegetarian versions of Midwest comfort foods, and consuming copious amounts of coffee.