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March 28, 2017: Ms. Jan Lehman

J Lehman


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 cuts across the industry spectrum.

Lehman began her career with a leading search firm that recruited senior talent for Fortune 100 companies in Dallas, Texas. She then moved out state in various 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.
Lehman brings strategic business expertise and 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.
She is an Austin native and an active member of the community, personally and professionally. She lives with her husband in Austin. Her daughter is a 2011 graduate of Trinity University.
Lehman 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
  • Director, North Austin Medical Center (Past Chair)
  • Director, KLRU-TV Executive Board (Past Chair)
  • Trustee, Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau Board
  • Director, Salvation Army
  • Director, Austin Community Foundation