Linda Gross

Jenny Murphy

Board Member

  • 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. Linda obtained a Certificate in Fundraising at NYU-School of Professional Studies in the Fall of 2020. 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.