Vice President for Finance, Development, and Administration
Lynn Van Norstrand is the Vice President for Finance, Development, and Administration at AICGS, where she is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to promote AICGS’ mission and impact to trans-Atlantic audiences (German and American) and constituencies, overseeing strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts from individuals, corporations, governments, and foundations. Ms. Van Norstrand is responsible for the management of finance, operations, as well as strategic communication in support of the Institute’s mission.
Ms. Van Norstrand has been engaged with AICGS since 1987 when she joined as the Executive Assistant. She has worked in various roles since, including Administrative Associate, Financial Administrator, Financial Officer, and Director of Finance and Development. Prior to AICGS, Ms. Van Norstrand worked in the banking industry and spent several years working for the U.S. Military in Germany in its Community Relations department.
Ms. Van Norstrand holds her MBA in Finance from the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University and a BA from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a double major in German and International Relations.