Huffington Post
by Laura Dunn 

A lifelong steward of Deutsch Inc., Linda joined the agency over 20 years ago. She has been a key player in helping Deutsch become an industry leader known for its fierce independence and strong culture. Linda oversees Deutsch NY and Deutsch LA and is keenly focused on attracting best-in-class talent and creating a future-facing business model for Deutsch.

A key architect in Deutsch’s organic growth, Linda helped pioneer the addition of integrated capabilities to its repertoire–an innovative shift that began in the early 1990s–which continues to position Deutsch as the premiere industry model for providing clients with an array of full-service marketing initiatives.

Honored for her outstanding achievement in the industry with a Matrix Award and a place on the top 10 most powerful women list as part of Advertising Age’s “100 Most Influential Women in Advertising,” Linda plays an important role on a number of boards engaged in the future of the industry. She is active as Chairman Emeritus of the Board for the Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF), serves as Director-at-Large for the 4A’s, and sits on the Advisory Board for Women at NBCU, a “think tank” on marketing to women. Involved with Advertising Week since its inception, she held the position of Co-Chairman from 2007-2009. Linda also serves as Chairman of the Board for the styling salon and haircare line Blow. Frequently quoted in the press, Linda also had a starring role in Seasons 1 and 2 of The Apprentice sharing marketing insights.  Read more.