portrait of board member Lynne O'Brien

Lynne O’Brien

Policy Analyst 

Lynne O’Brien worked as a Policy Analyst with the White House Cancer Moonshot office under former Vice President Joe Biden. Previously, she worked as director of the Washington Government Affairs Office of DuPont Merck and DuPont Pharmaceuticals, working with members of Congress on issues involving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, tax legislation, and healthcare reform. She started her career in Washington, D.C., with Williams and Jensen, a lobbying/law firm focusing on healthcare clients. Ms. O’Brien is also on the national board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Lynne is also the founder of Line in the Sand which makes sunproof swim and active wear. Ms. O'Brien graduated cum laude from Princeton with an A.B. in political science and earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. She is also a blood cancer survivor who finished treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2016.