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Lili Lynton Joins CBPP Board

Lili Lynton, a leader across the philanthropic and private sectors, has joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) Board of Directors, CBPP announced today. Lynton co-founded and is an operating partner of The Dinex Group. She is an advisor to the Partnership Fund for New York City, serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, and is a member of the Advisory Council of the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Lili to our Board of Directors,” said Kenneth Apfel, CBPP Board Chair and former Social Security Commissioner. “She brings a wealth of expertise from both the private sector and the philanthropic community, along with her dedication to expanding opportunity and creating a more equitable economy.”

“We are so fortunate to have Lili join our board,” CBPP President Sharon Parrott stated. “Lili has deep roots in economic justice work and is committed to the Center’s mission to build a nation where everyone has the resources they need to thrive and share in the nation’s prosperity.”

Lynton said, “As a longtime supporter of the Center, I understand the organization’s influence on the policy debate at both the federal and state government levels. CBPP has had an impact for decades, advancing the health and economic security of millions of people. As a board member, I look forward to supporting the Center’s efforts to sustain and expand that impact in the years to come.”

Lili Lynton Biography

Carol “Lili” Lynton is the co-founder and operating partner of The Dinex Group, which operates 18 Daniel Boulud-branded restaurants. She is also CIO of HD American Trust, a family investment office formed in 1987, and an advisor to the Partnership Fund for New York City, a nonprofit organization that works to create jobs and help small businesses in New York City.

Prior to forming Dinex, Lynton co-founded Telebank, an internet banking pioneer sold to E*Trade in 1999. Lynton was an investment analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein and an M&A analyst at Lehman Brothers. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Lynton serves on the boards of The Vera Institute of Justice, The National Bail Project, and GreaterNY. She is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Hamilton Project, a division of Brookings that develops proposals for a more equitable and robust U.S. economy.

Learn more about CBPP’s Board of Directors.


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