Prior to joining Gecko Hospitality, Linda spent more than 20 years in restaurant operations with Yum Brands. In 1987, Linda started as a team member for KFC and worked her way through high school and college at which point she continued her career with KFC. While in management, Linda continued her progression into a support position, opening up co-branded locations all over the United States for Yum Brands. Linda was then promoted to an Area Coach supporting 7 to 10 locations for both Long John Silvers and A&W Restaurants.
In 2005, Linda continued her multi-unit support for the Yum Brands concepts with a franchisee who owned over 50 locations within 7 states. Linda has worked with some outstanding people and great leaders and over the years, her passion has always been training and developing the teams that have made her successful. Linda has always taken great pleasure in seeing others grow and develop in their professional careers.
Linda Allen is currently the Recruiting and Administrative Support Coordinator for the Indiana and New Jersey territories supporting Franchise Partner James Bullard,CPC and his team of recruiters. Linda has over 25 years' experience in the Hospitality and Restaurant business and takes great pride in her work.
Linda has two great sons, Nathan and Nicholas, and her joys in life are spending time with the family most of all. The kids are very active in scouts and they enjoy camping, fishing, and helping others through their scouting activities.
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