Meet Linda

Dr. Linda Shell MA, RN, principal and co-owner of LindaShell.Com, has over twenty-five years of experience providing education, leadership development and consultation to non-profit and for-profit senior care organizations.

Linda is a full time consultant working with organizations to develop resilient leaders. Linda has been responsible for the education and leadership development for Volunteers of America, a national non-profit provider of services to over 30,000 elders, for the past nine years where she developed and facilitates Leadership University and other leadership initiatives.

She currently serves as adjunct professor at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN in the RN-BSN and Gerontology programs. Linda is recognized for the practical application of evidenced based approaches. She is passionate about developing leaders and improving the lives of elders in long term care.

Linda serves and has served on multiple boards including LeadingAge of Minnesota and the Minnesota Gerontological Society (past). She has been instrumental in the development and delivery of Leadership development venues such as Leadership Academy (LeadingAge Minnesota) and Leadership University (Volunteers of America). She also co-led grants for fall prevention and sleep improvement as part of a Minnesota PIPP.

Linda has incorporated her expertise as an educator, researcher, consultant, and professional nurse into a leadership role with falls prevention, dementia care, sleep research and nursing leadership. She has presented at a many local, state, and national conferences and is known for her engaging and inspirational style.