Lynn G. Robbins

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Lynn G. Robbins Mormon leader

Lynn Grant Robbins is an American business owner and general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Born October 27, 1952, in Payson, Utah, Robbins was raised in Springville, Utah. He served a full-time mission in Argentina. He later served as president of the Uruguay Montevideo mission.

Robbins received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Utah State University and an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona. He was one of the founders of the Franklin Institute, which later became Franklin Quest and eventually Franklin Covey.

He was called to serve in the Second Quorum of the Seventy in the LDS Church in 1997. Three years later he became a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy. As part of his assignments, he served in the general presidency of the Church’s Young Men organization from 2003 to 2004 and executive director of the Media Services department in 2011. In April 2014, he was sustained to the Presidency of the Seventy.

Robbins and his wife, Jan Nielson, are the parents of seven children.