Dr. Linda Hoopes is deeply committed to helping individuals, teams, and organizations learn to thrive in turbulence. She brings over 25 years of experience in psychology and organizational change to her work, and is the author of two books: Prosilience: Building Your Resilience for a Turbulent World, which won the 2018 EPIC award for best nonfiction book, and Managing Change with Personal Resilience (with coauthor Mark Kelly).
Prior to founding Resilience Alliance in 2007, Linda spent seventeen years at ODR/Conner Partners, a consulting and training firm focused on the successful execution of organizational change. She led the development of methodology and assessments, including the Personal Resilience Profile which has been used by more than 100,000 people around the world. She continues to work with clients as a speaker, facilitator, consultant, and coach on resilience, organizational overload, human energy sustainability, and related topics.
Linda received her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee, and an AB in Psychology from Davidson College. She has served on the faculties of several institutions, including Rutgers, Georgia Tech, and Colby College. She is licensed as a psychologist in the state of Georgia and is past president of the Atlanta Society of Applied Psychology and a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In addition to her work and academic history, she brings a number of other influences to her work including music, photography, sailboat racing, and massage therapy.