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Lynne B. Bentsen

Houston, TX


Lynne Bentsen has 27 years of experience in the initiation of new business ventures, investor programs, and venture capital sourcing in the entrepreneurial marketplace, employing selective representation of start-up businesses and product ventures with an emphasis on the development of long-range business planning and capital formation by providing advisory services with specific emphasis on strategic planning for development, business plan implementation and exit strategies. Currently, Lynne is an investment partner with TRAFIN, a London-based international trade finance group, working in the Caribbean and Latin American marketplace with an emphasis on Cuba.

In addition to her professional achievements, Lynne has served for more than 40 years as an active board member for 22 non-profit agencies and community-based organizations, as well as founding two foundations.

Lynne has also maintained an active presence in various political campaigns at the local, state, and national levels. Her responsibilities have included coordinating and hosting events for candidates and visiting dignitaries, as well as coordinating fundraising events.

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