"For me, there’s no experience as fulfilling as contributing toward an individual’s empowerment through education."
Her career in the wine industry began working with wine beverage distributors for 10 years before joining Ste. Michelle Wine Estates as Director of National Accounts in 1996 and eventually becoming Director of Wine Education in 2003. Linda left the company in 2004 to pursue her passion for education and the culinary arts joining Seattle Culinary Academy at Seattle Central College as Associate Dean for 10 years. Linda’s career came full circle in 2017 when she returned to her Washington wine roots, joining Ste. Michelle Wine Estates as Director of Education to oversee Chateau Ste. Michelle’s new Visitor Center and corporate education program.