Linda Rad

Senior Executive Coach

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Linda Rad: Biography

Linda moved from the ground up in her career to a level of organizational leadership. She knows what it’s like to be challenged and overwhelmed, with too much on her plate. Linda's learned multiple life lessons personally and professionally and has come out stronger on the other side. She runs her own business and understands the challenges and opportunities that come along with it.

Linda is an avid learner, teacher, and professional coach. She's led several learning and leadership programs, taught as a university adjunct professor, and implemented multiple coaching programs. Linda has channeled her purpose, passions, and talents into supporting and developing leaders in the corporate, public, non-profit, and higher education arenas.

As a coach, Linda is focused on the overall wellbeing and success of her clients. She supports an intentionally designed roadmap for her clients' most fulfilling life. She believes that transformation occurs through evidence-based coaching strategies and a psychologically safe coaching partnership. Linda understands the process involves self-discovery, deep empathy, areas of focus, powerful questions, and reflection through choice, perspective, balance, and fulfillment.

Her perfect day includes morning walks and watching the sunrise, hikes near her home, random acts of kindness, swimming, laugh-crying, yoga on the deck, and driving with music up loud and windows down. Linda was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. Colorado has been her home for over 20 years. and she enjoys being with her family, friends, cooking ethnic and vegan food, traveling, playing ping pong, and engaging in deep conversations about life. She is passionate about social and environmental issues.

Download a few of ICC's webinars that feature Linda here:

Building Emotional Intelligence for HR Leaders

Managing Through Chaos: Coaching Skills for Leaders

Fun Facts About Linda:


Deep Listener

Strategic Thinker

Emotionally Intelligent



Energetic & Spirited


Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Doctor of Education in Organizational Development (Expected 2022)
  • Certified by International Coaching Federation (ICF) as ACC and PCC
  • Executive Coach Certified Professional (ECCP)by Institute of Organizational Development
  • Co-Active Coach Professional Certification (CPCC) by Co-Active Training Institute
  • Organizational Development Certification (ODCP) by Institute of Organizational Development
  • Positive Psychology Certification by UPenn, Martin Seligman
  • EQi 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Certification, Multi-Health System

Community Engagement:

  • Boulder Area Human Resource Association (BAHRA) Past President
  • A Precious Child Volunteer Supervisor
  • Colorado International Coaching Federation
  • CU Center for Leadership – Volunteer Coach

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