Stephanie Grisham

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Stephanie Grisham
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Chief of Staff to the First Lady
Assumed office
April 7, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byLindsay Reynolds
30th White House Press Secretary
In office
July 1, 2019 – April 7, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded bySarah Sanders
Succeeded byKayleigh McEnany
White House Communications Director
In office
July 1, 2019 – April 7, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byBill Shine
Succeeded byTBD
Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications for the First Lady
In office
March 27, 2017 – July 1, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
First LadyMelania Trump
Preceded byJoanna Rosholm
Personal details
Born
Stephanie Ann Allen[1]

(1976-07-23) July 23, 1976 (age 44)
Colorado[2]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Dan Marries (1997–2004),
Todd Grisham (2004–2006)
ChildrenKurtis Marries (b. 1998),
Jake (b. 2008)[3]
MotherAnn Schroder[4]
FatherDave Allen
Alma materEastmont High School (1994)[5]

Stephanie Grisham (born c. 1977)[6] is an American White House official. She was the 30th White House Press Secretary assuming office on July 1, 2019 and left office on April 7, 2020. During her tenure as Press Secretary she did not hold a briefing.[7] Before becoming President Donald Trump's press secretary, she was the press secretary of First Lady Melania Trump from March 27, 2017 through July 1, 2019.[8]

She was a member of Donald Trump's presidential transition team.[9]

Grisham resigned on April 7, 2020 and became Chief of Staff to the First Lady Melania Trump.[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. FitzSimmons, Cal (June 25, 2019). "Eastmont graduate named new press secretary for President Trump". NCW Life Channel. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  2. Farhi, Paul (August 28, 2019). "Stephanie Grisham is Trump's communications czar. Only most people wouldn't know it". Washington Post. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  3. Lake, Kari (June 25, 2017). "Single mother from the Valley working for the Trump White House". fox10phoenix.com. KSAZ-TV. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  4. Wingett Sanchez, Yvonne; Hansen, Ronald J (June 27, 2019). "Stephanie Grisham's unlikely path from Arizona politics to White House press secretary". Arizona Republic. Retrieved November 22, 2019.
  5. Carroll, Megan (June 25, 2019). "New White House press secretary has ties to East Wenatchee". KREM (TV). Associated Press. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  6. Wagner, John (June 25, 2019). "First lady's communications director to succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  7. "Grisham out as West Wing press secretary without having held a briefing".
  8. Pappas, Alex (June 25, 2019). "Stephanie Grisham to be the new White House Press Secretary". Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  9. Morrow, Brendan (March 27, 2017). "Stephanie Grisham: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Heavy.com. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  10. CNN, Kaitlan Collins and Kate Bennett. "Grisham out as West Wing press secretary without having held a briefing". CNN. Retrieved 2020-04-07.

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