Linda Field Elkin brings over 20 years of experience to her position as Palisades Hudson’s director of marketing and human resources. Since she took on the position in 1995, the firm’s staff has grown from two employees to more than 20; revenues have increased twentyfold; and Palisades Hudson opened offices in Florida, Georgia, Oregon and Texas. In addition, during her tenure, the firm launched a registered investment advisor affiliate that currently manages more than $1.4 billion in assets.
In 2010-11, Linda co-developed an advanced business management training program for Palisades Hudson executive officers and managers, and served as lead instructor for a unit on behavioral psychology. She oversees staff recruitment efforts at approximately 100 top colleges and universities from coast to coast. Linda has contributed to the company blog, “Current Commentary,” on marketing and human resources subjects, and also co-developed and co-wrote the former Sentinel newsletter feature “Charitably Speaking,” in which she covered topics including the Center for Victims of Torture and the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind.
Linda holds a B.A. in psychology from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. in marketing from the University of Michigan. Prior to her work at Palisades Hudson, she held positions at Prentice-Hall and at the Reader’s Digest Association, where she was a product manager in the books division. In 2014, she published her first book for preteens, “Gaby and The Best Middle School Self-Defense Book Ever.”
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