Lynn Rahn joined university advancement in November 2000 and is currently the associate vice chancellor, finance and administration. She is also the chief financial officer for the University of California, Irvine Foundation and serves on the executive, governance, finance and investment committees and as a liaison to the audit committee.
Lynn previously worked at Olive Crest Homes and Services for Abused Children where she was the chief financial officer. For over eleven years, she was the financial consultant for the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation and was a member of the Beckman @ Science advisory board. She was privileged to serve as the personal accountant for Arnold O. Beckman from 1995-2001. Lynn also serves on the advisory board for the Crystal Cove Alliance and was the treasurer for the Lido Isle Yacht Club.
Lynn is a certified public accountant and earned a degree in business from California State University, Fullerton. She and her husband, David, live in Newport Beach, have two sons, two daughters-in-law, and two granddaughters.