Linda A. Patterson, President & CEO of LACA,
is a Computer Information Systems graduate of DeVry University. Linda also holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree from DeVry-Keller Graduate School of Management.
has over 25 years of management experience and for approximately four years,
taught business-related courses at Malcolm X College in Chicago, IL. Her tenure at Malcolm X included instruction
in the areas of Business Etiquette, Business Organization, and Professional Development.
In 2003, Linda obtained a teaching certification from The Professional Woman Network qualifying her
to train women in professional development. Linda is a member of the
National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) as well as the Chicago Chapter National
Black MBA Association (CCNBMBAA).
importantly, Linda is a devoted wife and mom of two children. She is a Christian with strong values and a passion for
professionally developing women. In her pastime, Linda enjoys bowling, poetic writing, and just hanging
out with good friends.