With over 35 years of diverse healthcare executive experience, Linda has worked in the USA, the UAE, and Honduras in various healthcare organizations – hospitals, healthcare systems, NGOs, and physician practices in both public and private settings. Most recently, Linda served for 8 years as the CEO of Corniche Hospital in Abu Dhabi, the leading Women’s and new-born Hospital in the UAE.
In the USA, she has held senior executive positions at Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta), Novant Health (Charlotte), and WellStar Health System (Atlanta). In Abu Dhabi, Linda has worked with the UAE Military, and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (Cleveland Clinic management), and as a part of SEHA, the government healthcare system.
In Catacamas, Honduras, Linda volunteered with Leadership Corp and worked at Predisan, a community based ambulatory healthcare system. The mission of Leadership Corp is to provide mentorship and development to senior executives in developing countries. Throughout Linda’s career she has taught courses, provided lectures and mentored up and coming healthcare managers.
Linda’s educational background includes a MBA and MHA from Georgia State University as well as a BS in Education from Miami University.
She has been a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives for over 30 years, serving on the Membership Committee, as well as serving in leadership roles in local chapters in Atlanta, Charlotte, and the Middle East North Africa.
Linda has optimized her passion for travel by developing her career in international healthcare management. She enjoys the challenges of the ever- changing healthcare industry in the complex multi-cultural environment of international healthcare. Linda is not fluent in any language but English, however, believes that barriers of language and culture can be overcome with an open heart and an open mind.