Dr. Lynn Richardson
Author, Entertainment Executive, Celebrity Financial Coach
Sunni Gyrl, Inc.
Named by Urban Influence Magazine as one of the 20 Hottest Influencers in America, Dr. Lynn Richardson is an author, entertainment executive and celebrity financial coach who uses her quick wit and humorous presentation style to help others face their money issues and achieve personal, professional and spiritual harmony. During this time of quarantine, Lynn has been on the front lines doing everything she can to help provide significant and important financial information. Most recently recurring on Good Morning America's SMART MONEY Segment and on Fox 11 - The Coronavirus Special Report with Drew Pinksky and Elex Michaelson. Known for her regular appearances on Fox Business, Fox News, The Steve TV Show, Access Hollywood Live, The Hallmark Channel's Home & Family Show, BET Networks and has appeared in Essence, Get Up Mornings with Erica Campbell, and in countless media outlets nationwide. She has served as Chief of Operations for Russell Simmons' & Dr. Benjamin Chavis' Hip Hop Summit Action Network and is currently the President and CEO of MC Lyte's Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, and President and COO of MC Lyte's Sunni Gyrl Entertainment and celebrity management firm -- where she oversees empowerment programs that impact the globe. Her newest venture has her taking on the role Executive Producer alongside MC Lyte & Bentley Evans for UMC’s sitcom, “Partners In Rhyme.” She was appointed to join Dr. Benjamin Chavis (CEO) as the Chief of Operations for the Hip Hop Summit Action Network, where she continues to work with Russell Simmons (Chairman), other celebrities, and a host of corporate and community partners to execute global initiatives empowering the hip-hop youth and urban professionals around the world. In 2012, Richardson was appointed President of MC Lyte's Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, where she was responsible for assisting in the launch of various significant programs and she was later appointed COO of MC Lyte's business enterprise, Sunni Gyrl, Inc, which specializes in artist support, development, business strategies, and wealth creation for various celebrities. In 2016, Richardson partnered with MC Lyte, Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Erica Campbell, and Nicci Gilbert to launch The W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience, a three-day new year retreat she created for celebrities, entertainment and corporate executives, and women from all walks of life: www.wealthexperience.info. In April 2020, Lynn worked with Media & Entertainment Mogul, Diddy on an impactful campaign to help educate small businesses by teaching them how to get their share of the additional business relief funds announced April 23rd via the CARES Act. Richardson is committed to nurturing her ministry for the benefit of others. She and her best friend Demetrius have been married for over 25 years, they have three daughters and call a Los Angeles suburb home.