Daniel Lynch was appointed to the ACCA board by Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy in February of 2020. Lynch is a lifelong resident of Albany County and has spent his entire professional career serving and advocating for the residents of the County. Currently, serves as the Deputy County Executive in Albany County a position he started in December of 2019. Prior to that role, Lynch was the chief legal counsel and advisor for Albany County as the County Attorney for nearly four years. In that capacity, Lynch was involved in many committees and task forces, including serving as a member of the Permanent Commission on Access to Justice, Chair of Albany County’s Raise the Age Taskforce, and Member of Albany County’s Zero Youth Detention Initiative, among others.

After graduating from Albany Law School, Lynch worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Albany County for over 13 years holding many positions within the department including Bureau Chief of the Financial Crimes Unit.

Lynch holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Albany Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and Management from the State University of New York at Albany.