Speaker Bio

Linda is a passionate, extensively experienced, and goal-oriented Senior Government Strategist. She has also been honored as a Global Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Ambassador for UKG.

Linda is a Certified Payroll Professional, Certified Public Manager, IPMA-CP, and a PROSCI Certified Change Manager. She leads a team of subject-matter experts focused on human capital management in the government and education markets. Linda is also responsible for the management of Contracts and Procurement and Public Affairs.

Linda comes to UKG after previously working at the City and County of Denver where she served as the Director of Citywide Payroll Operations and Administration. During her time in Denver, she led a very large payroll consolidation effort and deployed UKG to all 13,000 employees. Her team was awarded with the Ventana Leadership Award, the Mayor’s 5281 Award, and the American Payroll Association’s SPLTF Overall Best Practices Award. Throughout her career, Linda has had the opportunity to speak at several events discussing the role of technology and change initiatives in the public sector.

Linda is a member of the American Payroll Association, the International Public Management Association for HR, Government Finance Officer Association, National Diversity Council and several other public sector associations and committees. She also serves on the volunteer board for the Association of Change Management Professionals.

Outside of work Linda enjoys spending time rescuing dogs, riding her motorcycle, and playing golf.

Connect with Linda on LinkedIn.

Recent speaking events

Linda has most recently appeared as a speaker at Public Sector Network Government Innovation California, New York, Massachusetts, and Washington, Public Sector Network Government HR Insights, and the LEAP HR Government Conference.

Speaking Topics
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The government workforce

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Workforce management

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The public sector workforce

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Human capital management

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