Community Foundation(s): Central Minnesota
Award: 2017 ATHENA Award
Linda Eich DesJardins is a leader who strives to make a difference through her business as well as her involvement in a number of non-profit organizations. Linda is the fourth generation of her family to be a part of Eich Motor Company in St. Cloud, MN. Before returning to run the dealership, Linda worked at Mellon Bank and earned her Ph.D in Business Administration from Temple University. She has been a board member at Bremer Bank, Stearns History Museum, Initiative Foundation, St. Cloud Technical College Foundation, Hands Across the World and has been active with the United Way of Central Minnesota. Her passion for helping others creates a positive impact for our communities.