TalentTelligent Associate Linda Hodge


Linda Hodge is the founder and president of HODGE & Associates, Inc., a talent management consulting firm. Her company specializes in executive and leadership coaching, designing and implementing selection and development processes, succession planning, strategic planning, and developing strategies for strengthening the talent bench.

She is a certified facilitator for several instruments, including Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, MBTI, viaEDGE, Benchmarks 360 and Voices360, and has provided feedback and coaching to hundreds of managers and executives in domestic and multi-national companies.

Prior to starting her consulting practice in 1997, Linda had 20 years of business experience in manufacturing, consumer goods, electronics, and health care organizations, including three Fortune 500 companies. She also served as an adjunct faculty member for Sinclair College and Edison State College.

Linda has worked with more than 75 companies in North and South America, Europe and Asia. She works with senior management groups to create talent management systems aimed at selecting and developing future organizational leaders. She consults with operational and functional groups in the areas of leadership, high potential identification, coaching, selection, performance management, team development, and organizational development.

She is a frequent presenter at national conferences speaking about her work in the areas of selection and leadership development and is author of “Using the Career Architect to Assess and Develop Leadership Competencies,” “Early Career: Focus on Firsts,” and “Middle Career: The Paradox of Fit and Flexibility,” published in the Career Planning and Adult Development Journal. She worked with Mike Lombardo and Robert Eichinger to create tools for selecting high potential candidates:  Interview Architect Express and Learning From Experience Interview.

Educational Background

Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and psychology and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Ball State University.

How to Contact Linda:
  • Phone – 1 (513) 255-2224
  • Current Location – Lancaster, Ohio
  • Works Globally
  • Extensively experienced in the Aerospace, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Insurance, and Manufacturing Industries