Linda has been a consultant at Maguire Associates since 1985. She began her career in the corporate world, but decided to return to higher education. She served in leadership positions in admissions for nine years before joining her husband, Jack Maguire, to build Maguire Associates. Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm that has served educational clients around the world for the past 29 years. She is currently leading the firm’s initiatives in global markets, speaking at conferences around the world, and heads up projects across all service lines of the company.

Also, as Vice Chair, she is involved in directing the future of the company and managing the Board of Directors. In addition to her work at the firm, Linda has experience at the board level through her involvements on the Board of Trustees at Sea Education Association (former Chair) in Woods Hole, MA, past President and currently Vice President of the Board of Directors for UCP MetroBoston, and corporator at a local hospital. Linda received her bachelor’s degree from Douglass College of Rutgers University and her master’s degree in educational administration from Boston College.