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October 25, 2011: Ms. Jan Lehman

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Jan Lehman founded Lehman Associates in 1981 to provide retained, customized searches for the public and private sectors. Her nationwide portfolio of top-level placements includes work for governmental organizations, quasi-governmental organizations, not-for-profits, private companies, and publicly traded corporations.

Jan began her career with a leading search firm that recruited senior talent for Fortune 100 companies in Dallas, Texas. She went on to positions with American Express and in commercial lending for what is now JP Morgan Chase Bank before founding her firm. She attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas.
Jan Lehman brings strategic business expertise and sharp people smarts to every search. Difficult assignments and challenging situations are her forte. She works closely with clients to hone the job definition and the qualities required. Then she applies her singular brand of knowledge, judgment and networking to find the right candidates and the sales skills to deliver them to you.
Jan is an Austin native and an active member of the community, personally and professionally. She lives with her husband in Austin. Her 21-year-old daughter is a recent graduate of Trinity University.
Jan has served on the boards of numerous private and nonprofit corporations. Current and previous appointments include:
Current and Previous Board Engagements:
  • Trustee, St. David’s Foundation
  • Board Member, Salvation Army
  • Director, North Austin Medical Center (Past Chair)
  • Director, KLRU-TV Executive Board (Past Chair)
  • Past Trustee, Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau Board
  • Past Trustee, Fredericksburg Theater Company