Lynne graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.S. and from St. Petersburg College in Florida with a degree in dental hygiene. She is the mother of three grown children, and has worked with high school students in a number of different programs. Lynne has an extensive volunteer history working with youth in such roles as coaching, teaching Sunday School, and leading Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. She presently works as a dental hygienist as well as an administrative assistant in her family's real estate business.