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Linda Rosenthal

Linda_wLinda provides administrative support to NoVo’s co-presidents, Jennifer and Peter Buffett, and works closely with the foundation’s staff and board. Before arriving at NoVo in April 2012, Linda spent over 20 years in the fashion industry where she enjoyed her work as a senior executive assistant within the communications, marketing and operations sectors. Linda held various positions throughout her 13-year tenure at Liz Claiborne Inc. (now Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc.) including executive assistant to the senior vice president of corporate marketing and most recently as the company’s intranet content manager.

In addition to her career in the corporate world, Linda ran her own business designing and producing millinery collections for women and children under the label Linda Rosenthal Millinery, which were carried by fine specialty stores throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Linda brings a diverse set of organizational, creative and editorial skills to NoVo Foundation. She holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from Cornell University and continues to pursue her personal interests in fashion history, couture sewing, painting, drawing, and gardening, as well as spending time with her family, which now includes two grandchildren.