Lynn Flitch an American attorney and a politician. Fitch has served as the 34th State Treasurer of Mississippi. Moreover, she is the first Republican woman to hold the position.

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Flitch, one of the board members of Mississippi ABLE, a program working for uplifting the quality life of the families with disabilities. So, she recently organized a registration demonstration with Hattiesburg- area families.
Just like the previous years, Treasurer Fitch and College Savings Mississippi hosted MACS scholarship opportunity for the Mississippi students in May 2019. Prioritizing to maximize the return of unclaimed property and improved financial literacy, Fitch put over $580,000 into State General Fund.

Career

Lynn Fitch as Mississippi Treasurer
Lynn Fitch as Mississippi Treasurer

Lynn embarked upon her legal career as a special assistant attorney general and also served Mississippi House of Representatives. She worked as a deputy executive director at the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Also as a counselor at the House of Representatives Ways & Means, and Local & Private Legislation Committees. Alongside she has also worked with Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Net Worth

Fitch’s income as a Mississippi State Treasurer is $90,000 and her net worth has increased significantly in 2019. But regarding her house and car is under review.

Personal Life

Lynn Fitch with her children and son-in-law
Lynn Fitch with her children and son-in-law

Lynn is a married woman but she has not disclosed any details about her husband. But she has disclosed about her children who have two daughters Mackenzie & Marye Will and a son JT Mitchell.

Fitch was born in Marshall County Mississippi in 1961 and raised in Holly Spring Mississippi. She later moved to Jackson and pursued her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. Later she earned her Juris Degree. Fitch now lives in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

Early Life

Lynn Fitch during her under graduate
Lynn Fitch during her under graduate

Born on October 5, 1961, Fitch is a native of Marshall County, Mississippi. She went on to pursue her Bachelor’s Degree in a public research university in Oxford, Mississippi. Mississippi’s State Treasurer started her career at the age of 23 as a Special Assistant Attorney General. Fitch, at her very early age, was much aligned with the legal profession. Before she stepped onto her career as a public servant, she worked a little with her father, Bill Fitch. Bill owned a small consumer finance business which helped her gain hands-on experience on financial accountability.

Facts

  • Governing Magazine announced Fitch a 2015 Honoree of the Women in Government Leadership Program.
  • Mississippi Bar Association named Lynn Fitch as a Woman Trailblazer.
  • In 2017, Lynn was awarded Susie Blue Buchanan by Mississippi Bar Association’s Women in the Profession Committee.
  • Senator Lee Yancey was defeated by Lynn in the runoff election for the Republican nomination on August 23, 2011.
  • Lynn won the general election with 59% majority of the vote over Democrat Connie Moran.

Campaign

Lynn Fitch during her campaign trail
Lynn Fitch during her campaign trail

The issue on the new license plates, that reads, “In God, We Trust” was heavily criticized by Mississippians. And had emerged as a strong reason to take Mississippi to court. Solutions Driven Conservative, Fitch expressed her choice to put the religious phrase on the license plates. And claimed that the atheist activities can cause Mississippi at risk through the campaign led by her and her GOP opponent.

Unclaimed Property

Lynn Fitch and unclaimed property
Lynn Fitch and unclaimed property

Fitch hosts a booth at annual Mississippi State Fair to reunite the rightful owners with their unclaimed property. The State Treasurer of Mississippi claims that the total unclaimed money amounting to $8.3 million. It was distributed among the legal owners through her initiation that has been in action since 1982 at the Mississippi State Fair.

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