President & Co-Founder of the Virginia Institute for Public Policy
- Lynn received a B.A. in mathematics from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA and used to tutor her future husband through his math classes in graduate school because it “just wasn’t his thing.”
- Rush Limbaugh once gave her a box of very expensive cigars, which her husband promptly smoked with great enjoyment.
- When she was dating her future husband, she was a DJ at a club called the Library. Whenever anyone asked where she was, her friends would simply say, “Oh, Lynn’s at the Library.”
- Lynn had to wait outside for security at a conservative conference once because she was the only think tank executive who was carrying a firearm.
Lynn Taylor is the president and co-founder of the Virginia Institute for Public Policy, an independent, nonpartisan, education and research organization that develops and promotes public policy consistent with the Virginia tradition of individual liberty, dynamic entrepreneurial capitalism, private property, the rule of law, and constitutionally-limited government. She also serves as president of Tertium Quids, a 501(c)4 issue advocacy organization that hosts Virginia’s Tuesday Morning Group, a statewide coalition comprising more than 1,000 activists who represent more than 260 organizations. Lynn is also the executive producer of Freedom & Prosperity Radio, a syndicated talk radio program with a focus on politics and public policy.
Prior to her current positions, Lynn was managing director of the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation and the Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundation in Washington, D.C. Well experienced in the management and the funding of nonprofit organizations, she served on the boards of The Heartland Institute for Public Policy, Chicago; the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, New York; the Young Entrepreneurs of Washington, D.C.; and presently serves on the board of One Generation Away, Washington, D.C.
Lynn received a B.A. in mathematics from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, and subsequently earned an M.B.A. in finance from Georgia State University and a J.D. (cum laude) from the Woodrow Wilson College of Law.
Lynn is a member of The Federalist Society, an organization “founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.” Since 1996, Lynn has been a member of The Philadelphia Society, an organization “dedicated to the goal of deepening the intellectual foundations of a free and ordered society and to broadening the general understanding of its basic principles among the public at large.”
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