Linda — affectionately known around Mach49 as Loo — was brought on as Executive Assistant in 2015, becoming the firm’s first employee. Today, she supports the Founders and Partners, oversees all administrative functions and client relationships, and manages the production of Mach49’s Masterclasses and Disruptours.
Prior to joining Mach49, Loo spent many years as a Director and Manager in the hospitality and events industries. She worked with some of the top hotels and restaurant groups in the Bay Area, including Clift Hotel, Farallon, One Market, and Patina. Over the course of her highly successful career, Loo produced countless high-profile events, including the James Beard Foundation Dinner of the Decade, an Emmy celebration for the cast of “Friends," Brews on the Bay, Conservation Ambassadors Take a Walk on the Wild Side, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics Aids Foundation Annual Charity Fundraiser.
She holds a BA in psychology and English from New England College and spent several years studying abroad in England.