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Christy Linn, Vice President, Business Development and Finance, co-founded SOAR Solutions in June 2012 to offer customers a comprehensive solution that uses web-based fleet, safety and operations software along with experienced professionals to support our customers’ data collection, entry process, analysis and reporting process. Responsible for strategy, marketing, and finance, Ms. Linn has over 15 years experience in communications, management, finance, and branding.

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.

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Recent Articles by Christy Linn

Beyond Compliance: Four Ways to Help Create a Safer Work Environment for Your Drivers

Driver compliance goes beyond logging hours of service. Find out how you can ensure that your drivers stay safe on the roads.

FAQ: Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

Christy Linn, Vice President of SOAR Solutions, answers questions surrounding the new legislation regarding electronic logging devices in the transport industry.

Load Securement: What You Need to Know

Vice President of SOAR, Christy Linn discusses the basics of load securement. Learn what to look for when properly securing a load, and who is responsible for load securement.