Executive and Confidential Assistant to the President & CEO
Linda joined BENS as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO in January 1997 and has served five BENS CEO’s in that time – all retired General officers. She is the direct point of contact for and manages all aspects of the office of the President and CEO. In addition to bringing to BENS twenty years of experience as an Air Force Officer’s spouse, from 1987 to 1996, she worked at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government (HKS) in their National Security Program office. During her tenure at HKS, her responsibilities evolved from Staff Administrator to Executive Assistant to the Program Director, Coordinator for Curriculum and Guest Speaker Programs, and Event Planner for the numerous senior executive education programs conducted under a contract for the Department of Defense. A resident of Virginia for over 25 years, Linda has a son and daughter and three grandchildren.