Linda graduated from The University of North Carolina and Georgia State University obtaining a degree in Physical Therapy in 1982. She enjoyed her work at Shepherd Center in Atlanta for eleven years with inpatient spinal cord rehab until deciding in 1994 to pursue her past interest in hand and upper extremity therapy that dated back to volunteer work at the Hand Center of UNC. She received her CHT certificate in 1997. Linda worked as a Hand Therapist in Atlanta for sixteen years before moving back to her hometown of Greensboro. Her personal pursuits are as a “fixer-upper” and long distance swimming along with year round vegetable gardening.