Linda started in the health care field in 1972 at the Kelling Clinic & Hospital. She served as administrative assistant and a human resources professional for 14 years. Linda later joined the team at Lafayette Regional Health Center (LRHC), where she worked for 30 years. During her tenure there, she served as director of patient accounting and later served as director of physician clinics. Linda retired from LRHC in 2017. “I truly enjoyed my 44 years in the health care field and saw many changes during that time,” she said. Linda studied at Wentworth in Lexington, Mo., and later pursued a bachelor’s in health care at St. Thomas University. She lives in Odessa with her husband, Bill. Linda’s hobbies include yoga, traveling with friends and spending time with grandchildren.