As an executive coach at Learning as Leadership, Linda Curtis excels at supporting her clients to thrive despite challenging external market pressures. Since 2003, Linda has worked with hundreds of senior executives, high potential leaders, and community leaders to be more effective and fulfilled in their life and work. Clients include LinkedIn, Genentech, MasterCard, and Nasdaq.
Linda brings twenty years of real-world corporate experience to each engagement. She has held officer and VP positions at U.S. Bancorp and the Harris Bank of Chicago. During her tenure at Visa USA, she led an award-winning business-development team, negotiating multi-million-dollar marketing agreements with Fortune 500 companies.
In 2012, Linda joined the faculty of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute where she taught practical mindfulness and emotional intelligence as leadership skills to public and in-house corporate groups all over the world.
Linda studied organizational development at DePaul University and conducted her post-graduate work at the University of Chicago and Visa’s Bankcard Management School. She is a graduate of the Integral Coaching Program at New Ventures West and has served on their certification committee, mentoring future coaches through their practicum and certification process.
Linda lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She’s a hiker, a yogini, and an avid cyclist who loves celebrating life with friends and chosen family, all while enjoying the floral notes of a fine Oregon pinot noir.