Austin Lydon was elected to Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company’s Board of Directors in October 2012. He joined Deloitte & Touche in 1973 and served in a number of key roles in his tenure of almost 40 years at the firm until he retired in 2012. Mr. Lydon was a partner for 30 years, a managing partner of the Hartford Office for 11 years, and worked as lead client service partner for many multi-national clients. Prior to retiring, Mr. Lydon was a certified public accountant in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Mr. Lydon also serves as the company’s Chairman of the Audit Committee, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was a founding Director of the Capitol Region Growth Council and was active in the Greater Hartford Chamber of Commerce and Nutmeg Big Brothers/Big Sisters. He was also the first-ever winner of the Chairman’s Award of the Renaissance Awards to recognize community outreach in Hartford, Connecticut.

Mr. Lydon received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Boston College in 1971.