STRATEGY · LEADERSHIP · COMMUNITY
Linda Nguyen is a small business advisor for startups. Her most recent post was as the COO of SOUPPLY (soup-lee), a modern premium noodle soup company, dedicated to preserving the essence of traditional Asian flavors. Prior to that, Linda was VP of Community Relations at 360 Clinic, the largest COVID-19 testing operator in Orange County with 40+ locations.
Linda strives to cultivate relationships with various organizations and partner agencies to foster collaborative opportunities to serve the community. She is passionate about giving back to her community by supporting organizations which include the Orange County United Way and Girls Inc, serving as a mentor to high school students and preparing them to enter their first year in college as well as providing them with internship opportunities. Linda devotes her community service to support small businesses, serving on the boards of Asian Business Association of Los Angeles (ABALA) and National Association of Asian American Professionals Orange County (NAAAP-OC) in addition to serving as Chair of Charitable Giving for Southern California Vietnamese Golf Alliance (SoCal VGA). She is a past Board Member of the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce (VACOC) and Asian Business Association of Orange County (ABAOC) along with serving as past Ambassador for Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (FACCOC). Her largest project to date is working on the Dalai Lama Library & Learning Center, a $15M fundraising project to get the center built in Ithaca, NY.
She thrives on bringing people together and creating long-term relationships that grow networks, expand business opportunities, and increase returns. Linda holds a degree in Merchandise Marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.
Her everyday goal - cultivating meaningful connections and impactful collaborations.