Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications
M.S. in Arts Administration - Drexel University
M.MusEd - University of Portland
B.M. - University of Maryland Baltimore County
Linda comes to ULS from Temple University, where she was a director of marketing and communications at the Boyer College of Music and Dance. There, she oversaw marketing efforts for 500 annual events; ensured strategic messaging and branding; created and produced recruitment videos; wrote/edited print, digital and web content; created and managed a record label that garnered national media attention and 5 Grammy nominations; drafted legal contracts for major musical commissions; and, secured promotional media placements: National Public Radio, WHYY, Good Morning America, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Variety Magazine, and Billboard Magazine, to name a few. Prior to that position, she was executive director of the non-profit arts education organization, Young Audiences/Arts for Learning Eastern Pennsylvania, which served 70,000 K-12 students in the five county region through artist residencies and arts-based programs.
Recent publications include "United through music during the pandemic" in The Living Lutheran (read/listen). She authored the book, The College Roommate from Hell and has published articles on local history, arts advocacy and non-profit leadership. She was interviewed by the Boston Globe in May 2020 as a follow up to her book in light of the pandemic. She is also editor of UNITED Magazine.
At ULS, Linda is a member of the President's Cabinet, Emergency Planning and Operations Task Force and Co-Chair of the Strategic Planning Implementation Committee.