As chief operating officer of Orlando Health Physician Associates, Linda is responsible for evaluating the need for new primary care physicians and overseeing the integration of physician practices into Orlando Health Physician Associates.

Linda joined the organization in 1994 with 15 years of experience in physician practice management and outpatient clinical research. At Physician Associates, she started as a physician recruiter and served as a clinic manager and the supervisor of the pediatric, and obstetrics and gynecology departments. In addition, Linda headed up research for Physician Associates and was the director of strategic planning and development. She also led her team through the purchase, design, construction and financing of eight new office buildings.

Linda began her career as a first lieutenant in the United States Army Nurse Corp for two years. She then worked as a staff nurse in various departments of obstetrics and gynecology, including labor and delivery, postpartum, antepartum and the newborn nursery.

She earned her bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Florida in Gainesville.