Born and raised in New York City, Lyn Devon is a life-long animal lover. Lyn became engaged in the animal rights movement while attending Brown University and joined various animal rights organizations, holding fundraising events and roundtable discussions to engage people in the movement.
Lyn has partnered with Mercy For Animals and Farm Sanctuary, among others, and has served on the board of Farm Sanctuary since 2015. In 2014 she joined the board of Compassion in World Farming USA.
After working in the fashion industry for fifteen years, running her own award-winning eponymous (and of course fur free!) designer womenswear company, Lyn Devon, she closed her company and founded New York Stoneware with her husband in 2013. While raising their children, Lola, 7, and Jack, 5, and their dog Quincy, 1, Lyn and William run their Bronx-based production pottery company.