As Executive Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Southwest for Newfront, Linde is responsible for expanding the firm’s reach across Southern California and throughout the entire Southwest.
Before joining Newfront, Linde held various leadership roles at Willis Towers Watson, including her most recent position as Western Region Leader for Large Accounts and Global Client Advocacy.
Linde also spent over 20 years as both a finance and operations executive for Marsh. Her expertise and experience spans Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits, and she is highly skilled at working with clients ranging in size from middle-market to sophisticated large group and large risk.
Ms. Hotchkiss serves the community on several boards including the IICF Wester Division, Junior Achievement, Safe Haven Children’s Medical Outreach, and transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project. She is a frequent presenter on Inclusion and Diversity and was recognized by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation as one of two North American Inclusion Champions for 2019.