Recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Business in 2018 by the San Francisco Business Times, Linda brings leadership, strategic vision and client-oriented focus to our Northern California region. Throughout her career, Linda has led and collaborated on projects for clients in the transportation, water, high-tech, federal, and energy markets.
Linda leads ESA’s effort to increase the firm’s technology client portfolio, working with our current high-tech clients and project leaders and sharing her expertise in strategic Site Selection/Due Diligence for mission critical development for technology companies (e.g., data centers). In the Transportation sector, Linda works throughout the company leading complex federal Department of Transportation Section 4(f) studies.
With a B.A. in Anthropology from Arizona State University, Linda began her career as an archaeologist before rising to leadership positions in large multi-disciplinary environmental and engineering firms. She brings more than 20 years of environmental consulting experience, including development of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reports, providing environmental studies for a wide range of clients including Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), numerous Departments of Transportation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), along with many private clients. This diversity has afforded her opportunities to provide strategic analysis and planning to navigate complex regulations across the U.S.