(Columbia, SC)– It’s a family affair for Dr. Louis B. Lynn, as the third-generation entrepreneur and founder of ENVIRO AgScience, Inc. transfers daily operations to the next generation as part of succession planning. The Minority Business Development Agency Business Center at Georgia Tech University has been working with ENVIRO and the Lynn Family since 2013 to develop and train for implementation of the succession plan.
The company president announced that he has assumed the role of chairman, leaving his children to manage daily operations and strategy of the family’s construction management and commercial landscape firm. Vice president Dr. Krystal Lynn Conner takes over as chief executive officer and vice president Adrienne Lynn Sienkowski becomes chief operating officer. Bryan Lynn has been named Facilities Manager.
Since launching the company in 1985, Lynn has fueled ENVIRO’s growth into a leading full-service construction company servicing private sector, government, education, and military clients. The 30-year-old business provides general contracting, construction management, architectural, and landscape services. Headquartered in Columbia, SC, ENVIRO also has an office in metro Atlanta.
“As we move into the transitional phase of our succession plan, I am so proud and excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for the company,” said Lynn. “We are a multi-generational company that is poised for significant growth led by the next generation.”
Krystal Conner is developing international ventures in Africa that will expand the company’s reach from domestic partnerships to global relationships. As CEO, she will focus on directing the strategic vision and goals for continued long-term growth and international expansion. Prior to joining her father in business, Dr. Conner was Chief of Pharmacy at Grady Health System.
As COO, Adrienne Sienkowski is responsible for directing the strategic and operational goals, as well as marketing. She will be responsible for implementing policies and procedures in the areas of finance, project execution and general operations. She will be responsible for pre-construction activities to include, design services, estimating, scheduling, contract administration, vendor agreements, project closeouts and invoicing. She joined the firm in 2011 after a management career with several packaging and products industry leaders.
Dr. Lynn’s only son, Bryan Lynn, takes over as facilities manager responsible for operations and maintenance of the corporate headquarters in Columbia, SC. He has more than eight years of landscaping experience supervising large grounds maintenance projects for the company. He joined the company in 2006.