Linda is a seasoned executive with decades of experience in human resources, talent retention and people strategy development.
Linda Whitley-Taylor serves as a Strategic Advisor to UnitedHealth Group. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President – Chief People Officer of Change Healthcare between 2013-2022. Prior to Change Healthcare, Linda was Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer for Amerigroup Corporation, where she served since 2008. Prior to Amerigroup, she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources Operations for Genworth Financial/formally GE Financial Assurance where she held roles in Human Resources, Operations and Six Sigma. Prior to Genworth Financial, Linda spent 15 years with GE in a variety of roles and locations, including operations, quality, training and development, and human resources, including assignments in Bangkok, Thailand, and Tokyo, Japan. She has significant experience in talent development and people strategy initiatives and is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Linda received her B.A. in psychology from Radford University. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Hampden-Sydney College. Her volunteer work includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville and formerly as Rector of the Board of Visitors at Radford University. She has earned recognition as a Top Woman in Business for Hampton Roads (Va.) and has been named among the Most Influential Women in Virginia. Most recently she was named to Female Health IT Leaders to Know for 2018.