Linda left her vice president job and corner office at a leading communications agency in 1994 to work with mid-size and small service firms. Today, she helps veterinary practices and other pet services providers strengthen their competitiveness and achieve consistent growth. Her practice focuses on overcoming marketplace challenges, capitalizing on opportunities, helping practices become client-driven and deliver meaningful value. Linda has worked with small animal practices, specialty hospitals (including neurology and rehabilitation), ER centers, end-of-life care and hospice.
Linda has an MBA in marketing from University of Detroit, Masters in organizational communication from Wayne State University and Bachelors in journalism from Wayne State University.
Linda is a frequent speaker in veterinary marketing and has spoken to audiences for WVC, AVMA, Veterinary Management Groups and Elanco Animal Health. She has also been a contributor to Veterinary Economics, Firstline, DVM 360 and a variety of business publications, and is a member of AAHA, American Marketing Association, Women in the Pet Industry Network and Vet Partners.
In the community, Linda does animal rescue work that has included creating a satellite pet adoption program for a county animal shelter and running a feral cat TNR program. In her spare time, she likes scuba diving, golfing hiking, traveling, shopping for antiques, wine tasting, cooking and reading psychological thrillers. She lives in a small lakefront community with six cats and two house rabbits.