Jennifer McCollum Named CEO of Linkage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Sarah Breigle, Sr. Director of Marketing Linkage, Inc.

sbreigle@linkageinc.com | 781.402.5599

Date – June 27, 2018

BOSTON, Mass: Linkage, a leading provider of strategic leadership development solutions, has announced Jennifer McCollum as their new CEO. Ms. McCollum has come on board at a time when the organization is uniquely positioned for growth, with the recent launch of our Purposeful Leadership framework and the continued expansion of our work advancing women leaders globally.

Prior to Linkage, Ms. McCollum spent the last decade growing businesses within Corporate Executive Board (CEB), now Gartner. In her time there, she led product management within the leadership division, driving innovative solutions that helped organizations select, develop and place leaders at all levels. She also ran CEB’s Leadership Academies business, which developed more than 30,000 professionals in 2,100 companies throughout 50 countries and grew revenue at a 97% combined annual growth rate across five years.

Previously, Ms. McCollum served as CEO of IntraVision, a leadership consultancy she founded and successfully grew over the course of eight years while working with clients like The Coca-Cola Company, Merck, and First American Equipment Finance, an RBC/City National Company.

“We are excited to begin the next chapter of Linkage’s growth under Jennifer’s leadership,” said Jesse Serventi, Founding Partner of Renovus Capital Partners. “Jennifer’s tenure as a results-focused product management executive, coupled with her business management experience developing, launching and delivering leadership products and services, make her a natural choice to bring new energy and focus to our business.”

“Linkage has a long and rich history of innovation in leadership, and I’m honored to help build on the impact this talented team has generated,” said Ms. McCollum. “I am especially eager to accelerate our global aspiration to create more purposeful leaders and organizations, and to advance women in leadership and cultures of inclusion.”

About Linkage: For more than 30 years, Linkage has been changing the face of leadership. Through our work with more than one million leaders, we continue to evolve our leadership data, insights and frameworks—empowering leading organizations to solve their most vexing leadership challenges. From developing effective, purposeful leaders to advancing women and creating cultures of inclusion, we guide our clients with proven Solutions to create transformative change.