Linda attended a university in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she graduated with a degree in radio, television, film and marketing. She worked with CBS in Seattle, Tulsa and Houston as a local account executive, but her heart was in Dallas. When the opportunity arose, she moved to Dallas and became a national network television executive negotiating ad placements between large national accounts and network affiliates in the top ten media markets across the country.
When the television industry went through radical changes with the growth of the internet, she made a career shift into surgical sales for orthopedics and ophthalmology and has owned businesses with her husband in medical devices, insurance and team building. Business ownership and management gave her insight into the unique needs and challenges of the local business owner.
Linda is passionate about supporting the local community. With the recent dramatic shift to online sales, she understands the significance of having a strong online presence and solid marketing strategy. Helping business owners effectively utilize digital marketing tools while maintaining their focus on running their business is what inspires her. Her background in advertising and as a business owner allows her insight into maximizing the power of the internet to prepare businesses to achieve success in the new digital economy.
On a personal level, she loves cooking, gardening and spending time with her family and her horse. If you listen closely to her heart, you will hear his hoofbeats.