Linda joined Care Share in the fall of 2008. Linda is responsible for innovation, strategic direction, and capacity building. She provides on-site technical assistance with expertise in collaboration building, Collaborative Network development, strategic planning, collective impact and leadership development. Previous to her position as the Director of Innovation and Capacity Building, Linda Kinney served as the Executive Director and Deputy Director of Care Share Health Alliance, Executive Director of the North Carolina Association for Healthcare Access and Director of Health Access for the Buncombe County Medical Society Foundation. During her tenure with the Buncombe County Medical Society, she directed Project Access and was instrumental in replicating the model in communities across North Carolina. Linda has a background in fundraising and community organizing through her work with the Girls Scouts of Western North Carolina and the United Farm Workers in South Texas. Linda received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from University of Wisconsin at Madison and her Master’s of Health Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.