Director of Strategic Initiatives
Linda serves as the Foundation’s first Director of Strategic Initiatives, supporting the strategic planning process for the Foundation, evaluating tactical opportunities, and directing performance metrics and benchmarking processes.
Throughout her career, Linda has enjoyed working in a variety of business industries and organizational structures, including healthcare, communications, non-profits and start-ups. She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Calvin College.
Highlights of Linda’s prior experience include new business assessment for the National Office of the American Automobile Association (AAA), product development for Siemens Stromberg-Carlson, development director for Free-2-Teach, a Huntsville non-profit, and partner in Acair, LLC, a family contingency planning service. She has served extensively in community volunteer positions, from chairing school fundraisers to co-chairing her church’s building program.
Born and raised in Holland, Michigan, Linda, her husband and two young sons moved to Huntsville in 2002 after over a decade in Orlando, Florida.