Linda is the Lead Sales Agent, focusing on business development and account management, for Collaborate Agency in the USA. She is a results-driven professional with over 7 years of experience in sales and marketing across various industries. She received a Bachelors in both Graphic Design and Sales/Marketing from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. A perfect combo since art and building connections are her great passions. As a young girl, she was known to run before she could walk – which led to her adaptive, solution-driven, and goal-oriented personality. She thrives on connecting with others and building strong relationships centred around trust.
Linda began her career as a bookseller who then worked as an Account Manager in the school supply industry, offering a wide range of products from children’s activity books to stationery and more. She worked closely with a variety of businesses, from big chain retailers to bookshops. She helped customers choose the best supplies and books on the market, ensuring their choices would sell and fly off the shelves. Past clients include Target, Walmart, and Kinney Drugs. As an accomplished Account Manager with extensive customer service experience, Linda has generated and increased sales by 400% and maintained strong client relationships that generated repeat business. She brought on top producing clients from different distribution channels and managed special orders, including large custom projects.
Outside of work, you can find her volunteering for the American Cancer Society, hiking up the canyons, horseback riding or otherwise adventuring.