Last updated on November 12th, 2016 at 09:46 am

Lynne Patton was born in Alabama, United States. She works as an executive at the Eric Trump Foundation and a senior assistant to Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Donald Trump Jr. She is also the speaker and vice president of Eric Trump Foundation. She spoke out against the critics of Donald Trump in a video that she released on YouTube in his support during the Republican National Convention 2016 held in Cleveland.

Personal Life

Lynne Patton was born in 1973 in Alabama and raised in Connecticut. She is the only child of her parents. Her father, Curtis L. Patton is a doctor and her mother is a former prep school foreign language teacher.

Patton graduated from the University of Miami with B.A. in English Literature and Psychology. She went to Quinnipiac University Law School for two years after graduation.

Paton is very close with to the Trump family. She is like a sister to Eric Trump and is best friends with Lara Yunaska, his wife. She also helped in planning their wedding.

She is in a long-term relationship and lives in New York with her boyfriend Andrew and two cats.


Before Patton joined The Trump organization, she was a Head Paralegal or Product Liability at Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Strauss, LLC, and a White Collar/SEC Litigation Legal Assistant at Day Pitney, LLP. When Lynne was an undergraduate student, she experienced the Hurricane Andrew after which she trained with the American Red Cross to become a Mass Shelter Supervisor. She has then helped a lot of victims of hurricanes find a permanent home.

Lynne became a member of the Donald Trump Circle in 2009. She is the vice president of Eric Trump Foundation. She helps with the planning of all the fundraising events for ETF. She also helps in acquiring high-end donations. As the senior assistant, she provides primary personal assistance Eric Trump and Secondary primary assistance to Donald J. Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump including all the calendar appointments, travel, media appearances, expenses, event coordination, expenses, and home and office responsibilities.

In Support of Donald Trump

In May, Lynne released a video against the critics supporting Donald Trump. She spoke very highly of the Trump family and defended them. The video is called “The Trump family I know – A Black Female Executive Speaks out”. Her video defended Donald Trump who had been accused of racism. In the video, she has stated that the Trump Organization hired more minority and female executives than any other company for which she has worked. Lynne claimed that Trump had not seen the video before Sean Hannity played it for him on Fox News.

She also defended Donald Trump’s fundraising activity stating that Donald J Trump Association makes donations by using his own money sometimes.

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