|54th Mississippi State Treasurer|
January 5, 2012
October 5, 1961 |
Holly Springs, Mississippi
Fitch is a native of Marshall County, Mississippi, and grew up in Holly Springs, Mississippi. She attended University of Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration as well as her Juris Doctor, in five years. Fitch has two daughters and one son. She currently lives in Madison, Mississippi.
Fitch has been a bond lawyer, worked for the Mississippi House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee as counsel, and as a special assistant attorney general with the Mississippi Attorney General's office. In 2009, Fitch was named the executive director of the Mississippi State Personnel Board by Governor Haley Barbour.
Fitch defeated state Senator Lee Yancey in a runoff election for the Republican nomination on August 23, 2011. She went on to defeat Democrat Connie Moran in the November 8, 2011 general election with 59 percent of the vote.
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