Ms. Linn has spent the majority of her career in investor relations positions for publicly held companies from a variety of sectors and has participated in several financing and strategic transactions. Most recently, she led the investor relations and corporate communications function for a software-as-a-service company. From 2007-2009, Ms. Linn managed investor relations for one of the world’s most recognized and trusted brands, Starbucks Coffee Company, through one of the most significant transformation periods of the business.
Prior to that, she managed investor relations for a luxury homebuilder, and worked as a consultant for a strategy and investor relations firm that specializes in small- to medium-sized public companies. Ms. Linn began her communications career in sports, primarily in media relations for college and professional football.
While attending the University of Central Florida, Ms. Linn worked for four years as a student assistant in the UCF Police and Public Safety Department. Her responsibilities spanned various administrative areas including: procurement, equipment and fleet maintenance, training, records management, and special projects.
She earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations from University of Central Florida as well as a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Ms. Linn lives in Calgary with her dog, and enjoys golf, yoga, and cooking.
Personal Website: http://www.soarsolutionsinc.com
Articles by Christy Linn
Driver compliance goes beyond logging hours of service. Find out how you can ensure that your drivers stay safe on the roads
Christy Linn, Vice President of SOAR Solutions, answers questions surrounding the new legislation regarding electronic logging devices in...
Vice President of SOAR, Christy Linn discusses the basics of load securement. Learn what to look for when properly securing a load, and who...
Q&A by Christy Linn
In a word yes. In many safety programs, a lot of emphasis is placed on people, training, safety meetings, and even the signage in and...
What Are the Three Most Important Key Elements of ELD Legislation Not Covered in the Executive Summary?
1. The retention, sharing and destruction of ELD data submitted for inspection or audit by the Federal Government. The final rule does not...
How Can the ELD Rule Strengthen the Connection Between Health and Safety (EHS) Fleet Management and Dispatching Departments
Even if you are not a traditional transportation company, but have a fleet to move your own product, the government views you as a...
Electronic Logging Device (ELD) is a term used by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to describe a device that records...
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