Senior Vice President and General Manager
Paradigm Education Solutions
JIST Career Solutions
Linda Hein is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Paradigm Education Solutions and JIST Career Solutions. In this role, she directs the development of solutions that improve educator effectiveness and student achievement, while meeting critical client needs in the post-secondary and career readiness markets.
Linda has more than 20 years of experience in educational content and assessment development. Prior to joining Paradigm and JIST, Linda served as Publisher at Redleaf Press where she implemented a product expansion strategy allowing RedLeaf Press to penetrate underserved markets and capitalize on funding streams directed toward assessment and accountability.
Linda also served as President and CEO of Buckle Down Publishing where she directed an aggressive, differentiated, and research-based strategy for delivering test preparation materials that resulted in rapid revenue growth. She has also held sales management and senior-level executive positions with American Guidance Service.
Linda began her professional career as a high school English teacher. She holds a BS in Education from the University of Texas – El Paso and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.