Lynette was born in Glasgow in 1981 and was brought up in the local town of Erskine, where she attended Park Mains High School. She then went on to complete Modules in Accountancy at College and started as an accounting assistant in a small Glasgow accounting firm in 1998. She worked her way through the ranks and Joined Grant Thornton LLP as a senior in their Business Services Department in 2004. It was there she returned to her studies, with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Lynette then moved on to work for Wylie & Bisset LLP again as an accounts senior before joining the team at McTear`s as Financial Controller in 2009. Managing the administration, finance and HR for McTear`s is not for the faint hearted, and Lynette handles mathematical conundrums with finesse. Lynette now lives in Dalry with her husband and three daughters, where she enjoys family time, socialising with friends, and travelling.