Linda is a leadership development expert, author, speaker, team coach, HR strategic partner, CEO and facilitator for organizations globally. She has more than 25 years experience supporting individuals and leaders in organizations such as 3M, AMGEN, Harvard, Microsoft, Merrill Lynch, PacifiCare Health Systems, Genentech/Roche, Booz Allen, PWC, Broadridge, Wells Fargo and many others. She was the pioneer in on-boarding in 1990 as her firm provided quality recruiting and integration for women and diverse leaders. Linda's career began at American Express Company and was the AD of the Pepperdine PKE/Key Exec. MBA program prior to starting her own company. She has coached over 3500 individuals globally.
Her passion is to help individuals and organizations through her consulting, coaching, writing, music and speaking. Author of more than 10 books, Linda writes practical life changing books that support people in becoming more whole and resilient, more present to themselves and apply scientifically proven tools, techniques and life skills to lead their lives with passion, purpose so they can make lasting contributions to their work, family and community. Her music and videos evoke healing and a portion of all proceeds from her books and music go to organizations helping to end abuse.
Linda traveled with Up With People and enjoyed being an Ambassador of Peace by performing music and participating in community service projects around the globe. She was awarded the Everyday Hero Award in 2012 by the UWPIAA for her work to bring healing to victims of abuse and trauma. She was nominated for the Gutsy Gals Inspire Me award in 2014. She has served on several non-profit Boards including: Pepperdine University Seaver BOV, UWPIAA, Community Film Studio, SMWS Board of Trustees