Lynn Mione is a successful retail executive who has spent over 20 years building highly engaged, results driven teams for some of today’s largest retailers. As the General Manager of WeWork’s Tri-State region, which accounts for 60% of the global business, Lynn leads the Community team of over 60 buildings and the hundreds of WeWork employee's that bring hospitality to life in the largest co-working spaces in NYC. WeWork is one of the fastest growing companies globally and valued at over $20 billion.
Lynn previously held the position of VP of Retail for Benetton USA, supporting company owned stores in the United States and Canada. Lynn is also, the President of Black Grape Management, LLC. Black Grape is the franchise Company for The Vine Wine Bar Franchises. The Vine Wine Bar was created by Lynn in 2009 and operates locations in New York and California (2018).
Lynn has been recognized for excellence in sales, recruiting, and operations throughout her retail career, and is best known for her leadership in both the integration of Structure to Express and the roll out of company-owned stores at Levi Strauss & Co. As an Entrepreneur, Lynn has created a wine bar concept that is scalable and able to be sold as a franchise in 29 states. In her spare time, Lynn takes great joy in her involvement and fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as well as mentoring Women in business.