Lynda Decker is President, and Creative Director of Decker Design, a New York City-based design consultancy. Decker is currently co-chair with Heather Stern of the AIGA Women Lead Initiative. She is a former Vice-President of the AIGA/NY chapter. She began her career at Lubalin Peckolick Associates working as an assistant on the publication, U&lc. Later the firm merged with Pushpin Studios and she worked under the tutelage of both Alan Peckolick and Seymour Chwast. Her career then led her to spend a decade in the world of big advertising where she joined McCaffrey & McCall, Backer Spielvogel Bates and Wells Rich Green. Her work won a Clio and awards from both the One Show and the Art Director’s Club for clients such as Falcon Jet, Mercedes Benz and IBM.