Our Team

LindaShell.com is pleased to present and provide a strong team of industry and subject matter experts to assist with your educational services, leadership development and business resource needs.


Dr. Linda Shell MA, RN, principal and partner of LindaShell.Com, has over 25 years of experience in acute, post-acute, and long term care, serving in the roles of staff nurse, educator, director of nursing, quality manager, consultant, and organizational development. She received her Bachelors and Masters in Nursing from Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota, and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Minnesota. She has authored numerous articles on clinical practice, workforce, generational differences, fall prevention, and publishes a weekly blog on issues of leadership.

As an advanced practice nurse, consultant and educator, Dr. Shell collaborates with organizations on leadership, falls, dementia, workforce issues, and sleep improvement.  LindaShell.com offers a proprietary SurThrivel leadership platform based on her doctoral work on resilience. She is past board member of Leading Age Minnesota and member of AANAC Executive Advisory Panel.

Dr. Shell has been instrumental in the development and delivery of numerous leadership programs across the country and facilitates Leadership Academy for LeadingAge of MN. She also serves as adjunct professor of nursing at Bethel University. She presents at many local, state, and national conferences and is known for her engaging, inspirational style, and her passion for “changing the world of long term care.” Learn More


Bill Shell,CPC, CEO and partner of LIndaShell.com, brings 30+ years of leadership experience in starting, growing and managing private, public and non-profit businesses. He attended Southwestern College in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where he majored in business. He is a Certified Professional Coach.

Bill has coached and consulted with hundreds of business owners and executives. He has co-authored two books on the topic of business coaching and consulting. His experience includes strategic planning and implementation, new business start-up and development, marketing, sales, franchising, distribution, operations, project management, budgeting and P&L, organizational development and all facets of tactical business execution. Bill has been honored to serve in an advisory role to small business and corporate boards.

His aging services journey commenced when he served as Strategic Project Lead for the documentary Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me. Bill worked closely with the team at PCH Films, Volunteers of America, Leading Age, Mayo and other providers in the national screening tour. What started as a 6 to 12 event project extended to 90+ successful national screenings. These events touched the lives of thousands of caregivers, and families of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Learn More