Lynn Dee Rapp, an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is a managing partner of SeaCrest Investment Management, a native/minority owned investment firm specializing in providing financial solutions for American Indian Tribes and institutional clients.
She is the founding member of EAGLE OPPORTUNITY, a marketing and consulting firm which supports the “BUY NATIVE” program.
Lynn retired as a Senior Vice President and a Registered Wealth Advisor for Morgan Stanley. While with Morgan Stanley, she managed accounts for many American Indian Tribes and their affiliates. She holds a BS degree in Administration and is a Registered Nurse. In addition, Lynn completed the graduate program on the Critical Elements of Consulting at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Lynn is a former chairperson of the National Congress of American Indian’s Finance and Investment Committee and was a long term board member of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. She has provided educational programs for the National Indian Gaming Association, the National Indian Education Association, Oweesta, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, the Native American Finance Officers Association, Aboriginal Finance Officers Association (Canada), and the IMN Native American Finance Conference.
Active in her local community, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Rapid Loan Fund (an economic development loan program for Rapid City, SO.) Lynn is a member of the National Congress of American Indians, the advisory committee for the “Prudent Practices for Native American Investment Advisors” project and was a member of the International Habitat for Humanity’s American Indian Board. She is also a member of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force for socially responsible investing, is on the board of the American Indian Business Leaders Association and serves on the Board of the American Indian College Fund.
In addition, she is a board member of Wellspring, a therapeutic program for adolescents and is a member of the Board for the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health. Lynn served on the Advisory Board of Rainwater Medical, a Mayo Clinics (Rochester, Minnesota) enterprise created to provide remote access medical care to Tribal Nations.
Lynn has homes at Prairie Island Indian Community in Minnesota and in Buffalo Gap, South
Dakota (Pine Ridge Indian Reservation) and offices in Purchase, NY and Rapid City, SD.