Emma Doyle
White House Principal Deputy Chief of Staff
In office
January 3, 2019 – April 21, 2020
PresidentDonald Trump
LeaderMick Mulvaney
Mark Meadows
Preceded byZachary Fuentes
Succeeded byJohn Fleming (Planning and Implementation)
Personal details
Emma Katherine King

1987/1988 (age 31–32)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationGeorgetown University (BA, MS)

Emma Katherine King Doyle[1] is an American political advisor and former lobbyist who served as the White House Principal Deputy Chief of Staff in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump.[2]

Early life and education

Doyle was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degree in Finance, both from Georgetown University.[3]


Prior to her appointment as Principal Deputy Chief of Staff, Doyle served as Chief of Staff to Mick Mulvaney when he was Director of the Office of Management and Budget. She previously served as Government Relations Manager for the Ford Motor Company, as a legislative assistant to Mulvaney when he was a Member of the House of Representatives, and as a legislative assistant to Senator Pat Toomey.

On April 20, 2020, it was announced that Doyle would leave her position as White House Deputy Chief of Staff to become the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the Office of the First Lady.[4]

Personal life

In 2016, Doyle married Brett William Doyle, a former legislative assistant for Senator Pat Toomey.[5] Brett now works as the Senior Director for Congressional Affairs in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.[6]


  1. ^ Emma King, Brett Doyle
  2. ^ Cook, Nancy; Cancryn, Adam (January 11, 2019). "'Acting' in name only: Mulvaney staffs up West Wing". Politico. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  3. ^ Shroff, Kaivan (September 2017). "IFE's WIP hosts Emma Doyle, Chief of Staff to the OMB Director". Institute For Education. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  4. ^ "First Lady Melania Trump Announces Additions to East Wing Staff". The White House. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  5. ^ "Emma King, Brett Doyle". The New York Times. 2016-12-04. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  6. ^ Perlman, Derek Kravitz,Al Shaw,Claire. "Brett Doyle | Trump Town". ProPublica. Retrieved 2020-04-01.

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