Vice President, Consulting Services
As vice president, Linville is responsible for the management of client relationships in the communications and technology industries. This includes all aspects of the relationship, from business development through design, implementation and analysis of specific programs, and strategic deployment and alignment consulting to maximize the use of the information. He plays an active role in translating program findings and conclusions into actionable recommendations and works with client executives, management, and employees to facilitate the implementation of quality improvement strategies. In addition to his client services responsibilities, Linville is a leader in process improvement and re-design.
Prior to joining Walker in 1990, Linville worked in advertising and media sales. He also spent several years working for General Motors Corporation, where he worked in many functional process areas, including market research, accounting, industrial engineering, manufacturing, personnel, production, purchasing and sales. Linville earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing and personnel from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (formerly General Motors Institute, now Kettering University) and his master’s of business administration in marketing and management from Indiana University.