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Senior Engagement Manager

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Linda is a Senior Engagement Manager at Zan Associates. Linda is a certified project management professional (PMP) and brings strong organizational leadership to every project, along with a focus on deep community engagement to shape project decisions. Linda has nearly twenty years of project management, client engagement, and custom design experience, blending 13 years in corporate education as a trainer, instructional designer, technical writer, project manager and team leader, with a new career direction that began with a Master of Landscape Architecture degree and subsequent work in both public and private sectors. Linda is committed to making places that are great for people, through a process that is driven by the community, and that endeavors to serve long-term goals for thriving, resilient, and environmentally forward-thinking places. 

stuff to know

  • Master of Landscape Architecture; minor Urban and Regional Planning / University of Minnesota 

  • Bachelor of Arts / Valparaiso University 

  • Lived in Japan for three years after college (now spends free time trying to re-learn Japanese) 

  • Has been in the same book club for over 18 years 

  • Jumped on the sourdough-baking bandwagon during the pandemic 

  • Loves the parks and trails in and around Minneapolis! 

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