Linda Linfield

Senior Associate Advisor



“For an organization to achieve strong results, both leadership and management need to be present.”

Professional Background

Drawing on her extensive experience in organizational transformation and communication, Linda has effectively coached high-level decision makers for over two decades. In her prior role as Vice President of Consulting Services at DecisionWise, Linda led the global consulting team and served as a member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team as it drove substantial year-over-year revenue growth.

Prior to her success as a management consultant, Linda served as Director of Culture Transformation for Novell. In this role and since, she has worked with leadership and management teams across geopolitical and cultural boundaries, including extensive experience in Europe, Asia, Australia, and throughout the Americas.

Linda’s career in the high-tech and healthcare sectors includes executive, mid-manager, and employee coaching. With expertise in Talent Management, Linda has extensive experience in 360-degree feedback, employee engagement, change management, performance management, and organizational communications.

In 2014 Linda was recognized by Utah Business as one of the 30 Women to Watch, an award recognizing 30 ambitious, powerful, and smart women who play integral roles in their professional organizations and in shaping their communities.

Education & Credentials

Linda holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communications from Brigham Young University, where she subsequently taught strategic planning and writing courses.

She is certified in facilitating and leading workshops in various psychometric assessments, and has led customized leadership programs in more than 30 countries.

Client List (Prior to Ascent Advisor)

The Maersk Group, Stryker, Novell, IM Flash Technologies, AUL Service Corp, Western Governors University, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Actavis Pharmaceuticals, NorthBay Hospital, Mission Foods, Aspen Ski Company, and Institute on Aging.