Lynn Kennedy was hired to serve as the Festivals and Events Coordinator for the City of Sumter January 2006. She was named Events Manager June 2011. She is responsible for coordinating City events and working with all City Departments and Facilities. She is also the liaison with organizations partnering with City supported events. She is responsible for generating Sponsorships/Partnerships for city supported events and handling the events and festival forms for all event requests. Lynn currently serves as the Sumter Green and Iris Festival Chair.
Prior to the City of Sumter, Lynn was co-owner of Danny’s Trophy Shop. She managed 80 Service Master Employees for Hallgren & Ingersoll, Inc. Lynn was also employed by People Natural Gas Company, SCE&G, Suburban Propane where her position included payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales, dispatch, customer service and community involvement.
Lynn is a Sumter native. She graduated fromThomas Sumter Academy and attended Central Carolina Technical College. She is involved with numerous clubs/organizations and has more than 30 years Events experience.