Faces of West Michigan 2022 Special Section
LYNN CHEN-ZHANG — ZHANG FINANCIAL
5931 OAKLAND DR., PORTAGE, MI 49024 | 269-385-5888 | ZHANGFINANCIAL.COM | LYNN.CHENZHANG@ZHANGFINANCIAL.COM
As the CEO of Zhang Financial, Lynn Chen-Zhang has played a critical role in leading the fee-only wealth management group to the summit of the independent advisory world. Her impressive educational background includes an MBA from Northwestern University, as well as executive education from Columbia University and the Wharton School of Business. In addition, she holds multiple prestigious designations in the financial industry, including the titles of certified financial planner and certified public accountant.
Chen-Zhang has dedicated a tremendous amount of time to helping the community’s nonprofit organizations. She serves as the president of Western Michigan University’s board of trustees and served as the president of the WMU Foundation’s board of directors for three years. She also serves as a member of the board of directors and is the chair of the Investment Committee for the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.
In 2020, Chen-Zhang received the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Invest in Others. Other accolades include receiving the 2019 Women of Achievement and Courage Award from Michigan Women Forward, and she was selected as one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan for 2020 by the Grand Rapids Business Journal.