Lynn Durant

Managing Director

Based in Dallas, Lynn is a high-energy retained executive search professional focused on results. Her deep operational background gives her an edge in understanding an organization’s needs, enabling her to quickly ramp C-suite searches for her clients as well as build entire teams across multiple functions. Known for her ability to read past the resume to go deeper in making impactful and successful matches, Lynn’s clients view her as an engaged senior partner in their business.

Lynn has depth in several industries including software, ecommerce, healthcare, and manufacturing but has been focusing on the intersection of technology and healthcare over the past three years. She has completed a large body of work for her private equity-backed healthcare clients and continues to focus on strong partnerships within several key portfolio companies. She has recently completed work in Ophthalmology, Optical/Retail, Orthopedics, Hospice, Physical Therapy, Digestive, Dental, Veterinary and Dermatology.

Lynn joined Focus Search Partners as part of the 2017 acquisition of Taylor Winfield where she served as Managing Director. Prior to that, Lynn served as Global Vice President, Customer Care and Professional Services for Tidal Software where she grew revenues significantly with Fortune 1000 customers and was instrumental in positioning the company for its sale to Cisco Systems. Lynn’s background also includes operations, business development and logistics experience in software services, oil and gas, and manufacturing companies. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kean University in Union, New Jersey.