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Lynn Vara

Lynn Vara
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Business Growth Consultant

Lynn Vara is a business growth consultant who works with manufacturers throughout the state to help them achieve measurable process improvement, boost productivity, and eliminate waste. Lynn's wealth of experience in lean enterprise transformation and continuous improvement methodologies positions her well to help Enterprise Minnesota clients build and sustain the lean culture they need to compete and grow.
Prior to joining Enterprise Minnesota, Lynn served as an independent consultant who helped guide clients through lean transformation and business process improvements. She also served as a fulfillment center manager for Amazon in Irving, TX and as plant manager for ERICO in Cleveland, OH.  

A resident of St. Paul, MN, Lynn enjoys teaching English as a second language, playing the violin, cross-fit training, and traveling.


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering — United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering — Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • Master of Science in Business Administration — Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA
“I enjoy helping manufacturers develop the systems and processes that improve business results and make the work easier for their employees.”