Linda has over 20 years of extensive program leadership and business transformation experience focused on managing performance improvement. She is a leader in helping organizations design and execute large transformational programs that involve the implementation of new business processes, new organization structures and roles, and technology. In addition to her government consulting experience, Linda brings over 10 years of experience from a number of private industry sectors, including chemicals, oil and gas, and consumer products. In these industries, Linda led the implementation of supply chain and other operational best practice and technology solutions on a global basis.
Linda now serves as the Segment Leader for Deloitte’s Homeland Security segment. During the past six years Linda has worked exclusively serving the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – NPPD Infrastructure Protection, ICE, FEMA, TSA and the Department Management Directorate. She leads the NPPD Infrastructure Protection (IP) engagement that is providing program management, budgeting and other mission support services to all of the IP divisions. She also leads the delivery of services to ICE in both critical mission areas such as the Office of State and Local Coordination which is responsible for the Department’s 287(g) program, and Federal Protective Service. During the past several years she partnered with ICE OCFO to assist them in addressing their material weaknesses. She and her team recently received the first DHS CFO Partnership Award for their accomplishments in supporting DHS ICE.
Before joining the Federal Practice, Ms. Solomon consulted to major manufacturing and energy companies around the world serving clients such as ExxonMobil, Shell, Monsanto, Ethyl, General Motors, and Honeywell. She has developed a strong reputation for managing large (e.g., multimillion dollar), complex, transformation and performance improvement programs typically involving the implementation of technology. She has managed teams around the world, including Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Singapore and Mexico. Before joining Deloitte Consulting in 1990, she worked for several years at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ms. Solomon graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a MBA in Finance and was inducted into the Phi Beta Sigma Society for her academic achievements. She performed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with a degree in computer mathematics and a minor in French. Throughout her career, Ms. Solomon has been the recipient of many awards, including the Women in Technology Leadership award.
Linda currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Homeland Security and Business Defense Council and the Capital Area Food Bank where she leads the Strategic Development committee. In her free time, Ms. Solomon enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is passionate about giving back to the community and spends much of her time volunteering. She is an active member of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church and recently led the formation of an Adult Sunday School program. She plays tennis, runs in 10k and marathon races, and enjoys adventure travel.
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