Lynne Matthews

Vice President, Operations

Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce

Lynne Matthews has served in multiple capacities in her 20-year reign at the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, first as Information Specialist in 2003, then promoted to Controller in 2005 and finally promoted at the Vice President of Operations in January of 2006.

Lynne is charged with all operations on the organization including accounting and budget, information technology, office and facility management, human resource efforts, operations among a plethora of other tasks.

A native of Minot, North Dakota, Lynne graduated from Minot State University Magna Cum Laude in 1983 with her bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Since moving to Cookeville in 1983, she spent 17 years working at Tennessee Tech University in the Records and Registration office before joining the Chamber in 2003.

Lynne has three children, Jeremy, Kaleb and Kaitlyn and one grandson, Mason. Along with her “human” children, she has two dogs, Duke and Duchess and one cat, Todd The Cat.

A fun fact about Lynne? She was on the television franchise “Romper Room” in 1965 at the age of four. In her free time, Lynne enjoys hiking, kayaking and dancing.