Linda Solomon brings more than 25 years of impressive experience and expertise working as a financial consultant and analyst for some of the world’s largest companies. Most recently, she has worked as a principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP, serving as the segment leader for Deloitte’s Homeland Security practice. In this position, she and her team of 500 consultants/practitioners assisted DHS with critical mission and back-office programs where they have brought together private and public sector leading practices. Linda is on the board of directors of the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council, and in 2010 she was recognized by Consulting Magazine as one of the country’s “Top 25 Consultants” and was featured in Women in Technology’s debut book, “No One Path.” Before serving the Federal market, Linda consulted to major commercial manufacturing and energy companies such as ExxonMobil, Shell, Monsanto, Ethyl, General Motors, and Honeywell, managing teams around the world, including Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Singapore and Mexico. Before joining Deloitte, Linda worked as an analyst for Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio. Linda is passionate about serving her community and others around the world. She is an advocate for solving hunger and serves on the Capital Area Food Bank’s Board. Additionally, she is a certified “Ready When the Time Comes” American Red Cross volunteer, and supports international cultural exchange for youth as an approach to promoting global economic development and world security and peace. Linda earned a degree in computer mathematics with a minor in French from the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to graduate as a Consortium Fellow 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. In her free time, Linda enjoys many outdoor activities, and has successfully completed five marathon races.