Linda has more than 20 years of experience working in economic development, specifically assisting start-ups and small businesses. Linda brings a varied skill set to Three Roots Capital, providing support for the accounting, marketing and loan processing departments, in addition to coordinating events for the organization.
Before joining Three Roots, Linda spent 14 years with a venture development and technology startup incubator. As office manager, she managed daily office operations and the incubator facility. Linda also planned and executed regular networking events and annual conferences supporting economic development activities in the area, which included several years of the region’s annual venture conferences. In addition, Linda worked with both hardware development and software as a service start-up companies, and has experience in both the lending and savings protocols from her time with a local bank.
Linda attended the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Communications prior to relocating to east Tennessee to support local economic development agencies, start-up companies, and small businesses.