Ms. Lynton is an experienced executive with extensive restaurant industry and financial industry experience. She is the Co-founder and Operating Partner of The Dinex Group, a specialty restaurant business launched in 1992 along with New York chef Daniel Boulud, which currently operates 17 Boulud-branded restaurants. Ms. Lynton also co-founded Telebank, a private investment that acquired a traditional savings bank and reengineered it to become an internet banking pioneer. Ms. Lynton currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer of HD American Trust, a family investment office formed in 1987, which invests actively across a broad range of asset classes. Ms. Lynton previously served as an Analyst at both Sanford C. Bernstein and Lehman Brothers.