Lynn Andersen LindbergSecretary
Director, Business Innovation and Research, SIU Research Park
Lynn Andersen Lindberg is currently director of business innovation and research at the Southern Illinois Research Park. Her responsibilities include program development and administration, facilitating a technology entrepreneur program for research faculty and scientists, counseling and consulting with small technology businesses, managing applied research and practical experience between businesses and university students/courses, incubator tenant technical assistance, and youth entrepreneurship (high school and collegiate levels). She is Kaufmann certified in FastTrac entrepreneurship training, is an NBIA certified incubator manager, and was Illinois’ first certified Small Business Technology Counselor through the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC).
Her prior experience includes: serving on a NIST MEP manufacturing extension program management team for 12 years; providing small business and entrepreneurship counseling as an SBDC staff and director; managing a small business incubator facility and program; providing computer and technology training as an independent consultant; teaching small business marketing classes; running a small computer company; managing an independent children's clothing store; developing and directing various entrepreneurship and small business grant- funded programs; and co-authoring 55 small business profiles for the State of Illinois.