Lyn Corbett

The Pivotal Group

Affiliated with Boardsource since 2017

About Lyn

Dr. Lyn Corbett is the President of The Pivotal Group Consultants Inc., a California-based consulting firm providing executive coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, and research and evaluation services. As a senior executive with over 20 years of leadership experience, Lyn has developed innovative strategies to strengthen business, non- profit, and government organizations. In addition to being the President of The Pivotal Group Consultants Inc., Lyn Corbett is an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego, School of Leadership and Education Sciences and Point Loma Nazarene University, School of Business. Lyn has taught graduate-level courses on governance, leadership, and strategy.

In 2020 California State Assembly Member Shirley Webber awarded Lyn the 2020 Volunteer of the Year award for his leadership and volunteerism in the community. Lyn is currently editing a book titled Hope is Not a Strategy: Strategy and Positioning in Health and Human Services, due to be published in late 2022. Lyn holds a Doctoral Degree in Leadership Studies from the University of San Diego and a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from New York University. He is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and an ACC Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation.

Consultant Information

Email: [email protected]


Location: Chula Vista

Areas of Expertise: Board culture and dynamics, Board roles and responsibilities, CEO/Board chair coaching, CEO-Board partnership , Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity, Executive transition, Executive assessment and oversight, Founder transitions, Governance structures, Strategic board composition, Strategic planning and visioning, Sustained collaboration (mergers, partnerships, etc.)

Areas of Engagement: Board self-assessment review and action planning, Board education retreat or seminar, Ongoing governance coaching and advising, Governance structure and design, Large-group training or conference session, Facilitation of important board conversations

Mission Areas: Advocacy organizations, Associations, Community foundations, Family foundations, Founder-led organizations , Private foundations, Religiously-affiliated organizations, Small-budget organizations, Social justice organizations

Virtual Work Availability: Flexible, based on needs