MA Business Alliance For Education
Linda Noonan is Executive Director of the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, a non-profit committed to continuous improvement of public education and greater alignment with workforce demands so EVERY student is prepared to successfully navigate the rapidly changing demands of modern employment and citizenship. Previously, Linda directed international trade programs at Associated Industries of Massachusetts and also served as State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business. Linda began her career as a policy analyst with the U.S. government at the Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts and also served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Her civic and volunteer activities include serving on the Westwood School Committee and on the town’s Permanent Building Committee, during which time three schools were renovated and expanded, and a new high school was approved and designed. Linda is currently a member of the MassEdCo Board of Directors and represents the business community on many state commissions and advisory councils. Linda holds degrees from Cornell University and the University of Chicago.