UC Davis ADVANCE Capital Resource Network Managing Director
As the managing director of the Capital Resource Network, Linda Assadian helps to welcome newly relocated professionals and their families to the Capital Region. After 17 years of living in four different countries, raising two children and supporting the career advancement of her engineer husband of 22 years, Linda understands the unique tests and blessings that can accompany relocation.
Her personal insight as the “trailing spouse” brings invaluable perspective to her role as she assists the entire family acclimate to their new community, from social, dual career, cultural, and linguistic challenges. Linda knows that finding the right network of resources can be an invaluable lifeline and understands that the right start can have a huge positive impact on the overall relocation experience.
Prior to becoming director of the Capital Resource Network, Linda lived her years abroad in France, Germany and lastly England where she served as the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust as a Trade Marketing Officer responsible for growing trade partners within the hospitality sector. Linda began her career at Pacific Gas and Electric Company and served in several roles including marketing, business services and regional government relations. A Registered Nurse with the State of California, Linda also earned an MBA from California State University, Sacramento. While in the UK, she served as a Trustee of the Stratford-upon-Avon Food Bank.