Rienbolt named Technology & Leadership Center Director of Professional Development Programs

Lynette Rienbolt has been named director of professional development programs for the Technology & Leadership Center in the School of Engineering & Applied Science.

Lynette Rienbolt
Lynette Rienbolt

Rienbolt will be responsible for noncredit training and development programs and for working with corporations and government organizations to develop and deliver programs that enable professional growth and improved performance. She also will be responsible for the center's roundtable programs, which bring together St. Louis business leaders, scholars and technical professionals to address trends and developments in analytics and data science, project management, cybersecurity, and other areas of technology management and engineering.

Rienbolt joins the center from Southwestern Illinois College where she was director of Selsius, the college's corporate and career training center, for more than 20 years. She brings experience and success at business development and relationship management for corporate, government, and military learning and development programs.

She succeeds Ozzie Lomax, who has been interim director since January.


The McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis promotes independent inquiry and education with an emphasis on scientific excellence, innovation and collaboration without boundaries. McKelvey Engineering has top-ranked research and graduate programs across departments, particularly in biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and computing, and has one of the most selective undergraduate programs in the country. With 140 full-time faculty, 1,387 undergraduate students, 1,448 graduate students and 21,000 living alumni, we are working to solve some of society's greatest challenges; to prepare students to become leaders and innovate throughout their careers; and to be a catalyst of economic development for the St. Louis region and beyond.