Linda was born and raised in the small town of Bolivar, New York from immigrant parents who owned a tavern called the Chef Grill. She is the middle child out of 5 children. From early on, she was taught to be proud of her heritage and to be compassionate and generous to others. She left the small town for the “big city” of Buffalo to attend Bryant and Stratton, earning an Associate’s Degree in Business while taking courses in psychology and Art. Art is Linda’s true passion, and she went on to further her studies at Buffalo State College in business, marketing and art.
Linda has worked many different occupations, including those finance, advertising sales, printing sales, insurance. Linda found her way into workers compensation as a sales representative for Riverfront Medical and from there to MES Solutions where she spent more than 15 years in the workers compensation field.
When Linda is not diving into Medical Records, she teaches a cycling class in Buffalo. She loves and has a passion for biking. She has been involved in the Ride for Roswell every year, Summit serving two years as a member of the fundraising board, and other local charities. Linda also enjoys reading mysteries and suspense novels in her spare time. Linda has a lot of family that she loves spending time with: two wonderful sons, Nikolas and Jeremy, a wonderful boyfriend, and three crazy cats named Deegan, Rende and Luna. Linda’s favorite places in Western NY are Hertel Avenue for all the fun shops and restaurants and Main Street in Williamsville for the live music. Linda loves Italian food (surprise), Mexican, Greek, and Thai food and has a major sweet tooth.