Having joined WPEO in 1998 when it was founded by Dr. Marsha Firestone, Linda Strappazon has experienced the organization’s significant growth over the years. As office manager she wears many hats, from tracking accounts receivable to complete administrative oversight of the New York office.
Before joining WPEO, Linda worked with Dr. Firestone at Women Incorporated and The Women’s Economic Summit, and was Office Manager of The Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health. She worked as a rental agent with Hertz Rent-A-Car, was one of the first female Hertz station managers in Manhattan, and was named Assistant City Manager of Hertz at LaGuardia Airport.
Linda is an active member of Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO), a not-for-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and families of organ and tissue donors. A transplant recipient herself, Linda helps support TRIO’s awareness, education and advocacy initiatives.