Director of Development
- Linda graduated from Emory University with a BA in Psychology and Spanish. She immediately moved to New York City and began her professional career in media advertising sales.
After 20 years, Linda retired from media sales to pursue a master’s degree in health advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College. Her capstone practicum was at a group home for young men aging out of foster care, operated by The Jewish Board (JBFCS). After graduation, Linda accepted an offer of full-time employment from The Jewish Board to continue her work at the group home.
- Linda has effectively raised money for organizations which build community and serve populations with mental health challenges for as long as she can remember. Currently, Linda is enrolled in classes with the aim of obtaining a Certificate in Fundraising at NYU-School of Professional Studies.
Linda has always been passionate about building communities which can improve mental health and wellness and she is proud to be a member of The Youth Mental Health Project team.
Linda lives in New York City with her husband. She has two adult children and a daughter-in-law. Linda enjoys traveling, swimming, skiing, biking, and entertaining.