State Treasurer of Mississippi
Re-elected to a second term in 2015, Lynn Fitch is Mississippi’s 54th Treasurer.
Raised in Holly Springs, Mississippi, she earned both a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate at the University of Mississippi. At 23, Lynn began practicing law as a Special Assistant Attorney General and was later in private practice as a bond lawyer.
In 2009, Lynn was selected by Governor Barbour to serve as Executive Director of the Mississippi State Personnel Board. Prior to MSPB, Lynn served as Deputy Executive Director at the Mississippi Department of Employment Security and as Counsel for the Mississippi House of Representatives Ways and Means and Local and Private Legislation Committees.
Lynn attended Harvard’s Business School of Management and Leadership Program. She has been active in the National Association of State Treasurers, where she just completed her second term as Vice President for the Southern Region, as well as in the State Financial Officers Foundation, where she was just elected by her peers as Chair.
She was selected as Outstanding Woman Lawyer of 2012, recognized as a Woman Trailblazer by the Mississippi Bar Association, honored as a Mississippi Business Journal Leader in Finance 2016, and named a 2015 Honoree of the Women in Government Leadership Program by Governing Magazine. Lynn also serves on the boards of several charitable organizations, including Goodwill and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.