Lydia Payne-Johnson is a dynamic, multi-talented executive with more than 40 years’ experience in compliance, cybersecurity risk, data governance, and consumer marketing. She is passionate about helping women adopt strategies that will drive them to embrace their true capacity for self-love and acceptance in order to find their voice in the workplace. Lydia is a published subject matter expert, noted industry panelist, speaker and has been a mentor with the Executive Women’s Forum.
Lydia holds J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. in Music from Hunter College. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program of the Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business, KPMG’s Executive Leadership Institute for Women and the Securities Industry Institute of the Wharton School of Business. She is a past recipient of the YWCA Women’s Achiever Award and the Harlem YMCA Black Achiever Award and is profiled in the book, “Doing It For Ourselves: Success Stories of African-American Women in the Workplace.” Lydia resides in Herndon, Virginia.