Linda Williams Joins THD as Chief Strategy Officer

Thompson Habib Denison (THD) announced today that Linda Williams has joined the executive leadership team in the newly created role of Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, Linda is responsible for agency growth and innovation, with a focus on harnessing the power of digital channels, data and analytics to drive value for THD’s national and international nonprofit clients.

An industry veteran, Linda is highly respected for her strategic capabilities and her decades of experience working directly with nonprofit clients. Her success involves moving beyond insights toward creating actionable frameworks that deliver real results.

“Given her innovative approach, knowledge of market dynamics, and passion for helping nonprofits take their fundraising to the next level, we believe that Linda is uniquely qualified to help lead THD and our clients into the future” stated Executive Vice President and founding partner Jay Denison.

“As a strategist, knowledge and insights are at the heart of what I do,” added Linda. “But strategy is only valuable when it delivers results.”

“One of the things that attracts me to the role of Chief Strategy Officer is THD’s focus on delivering value to clients. I’m excited to help enhance our role as a strategic partner by pushing the boundaries of fundraising with novel marketing approaches, data-informed and customer-centric strategies and, of course, excellent service delivery.”

Linda brings more than 20 years of agency experience to THD. Her focus has been on driving growth, innovation and value creation for both commercial and nonprofit agencies and organizations.

Most recently, Linda was principal of Nexus Consulting Partners, a practice dedicated to helping nonprofit C-Suite executives evolve their revenue generating strategies. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of Account Management at Thompson Habib Denison, and prior to that Vice President Corporate Marketing & Strategic Planning at Epsilon.

Linda earned a Master’s Degree in Ethics from Harvard Divinity School and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Boston College. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Children’s Alliance.