Linda was born and raised in Tulsa, and attended Bishop Kelley High School. She received her BA in psychology from Southern Methodist University, and her Masters in Nonprofit Arts Administration from Goucher College. Linda has nearly a decade of nonprofit management experience in Tulsa, including working as Business Manager at Tulsa Glassblowing Studio, Administrative Director at Living Arts of Tulsa, and in communications and membership at Sweet Adelines International. Linda sits on the board of the Tulsa SPCA and co-directs and dances with Portico Dans Theatre. Linda lives in Tulsa with her husband, two daughters, dogs, and cats.