Lynzie Adams is the U.S. Assurance Program Manager at Kantara Initiative, Inc. In overseeing the program, she serves as a liaison between applicant organizations, Kantara Accredited Assessors, and the Assurance Review Board to ensure an accessible process for all. She also functions as the secretary of Kantara's Identity Assurance Work Group, which is chartered with the management and evolution of the Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Framework. Lynzie joined Kantara in August 2021. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of South Carolina in addition to a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Education. Prior to her time at Kantara, she spent several years working in the higher education and non-profit worlds after spending years as a classroom teacher.