A member of Bickers Consulting Group since 2013, Linda began her career with Eastern Airlines, Inc., where she worked for 13 years, ultimately being appointed Senior Operating Manager before making her transition to the alcoholic beverage industry. Linda thereafter served as CFO of Dender Distributing Company, an Anheuser-Busch distributorship in Griffin, Georgia, a position she held for 18 years. She most recently served as CFO of Atlanta Beverage Company, a distributor of beer, wine, and spirits with branches in Marietta, Atlanta, and Griffin.
Linda has a unique understanding of the challenges facing our beverage industry clients. She was integral to the transition of Dender Distributing Company’s operations and employees when it was acquired by Atlanta Beverage Company in 2012, working with both sides to ensure both companies’ interests were met. Her many years of working for a small family-owned company allowed her insight into all aspects of the business. Linda understands the unique character of working with family members, navigating the importance of estate and succession planning, and ensuring business compliance in a highly regulated industry.
Linda is known as an influential and motivational leader with a special talent for building cooperative and productive work environments that foster achievement of specified goals and getting the job done. She is available to assist clients in a variety of areas, including operational and financial matters entailed in running a distributorship.
Linda is a member of Phi-Mu and attended Florida State University. Active within her local community, she serves on the Salvation Armory Advisory Board and many other local organizations.