Linda Lien-Ribardi

Art Director

Office Location
250 Marquette Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University
6363 St. Charles Avenue
Campus Box 212
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 861-2056
Fax Number
(504) 861-5993
E-mail Address
llienrib@loyno.edu

Degrees

B.F.A., Graphic Design, Humanities, Nicholls State University, 2007

Short Bio

Linda is an award-winning graphic designer and business strategist with a record of success in brand building. She has a decade of experience in directing visual communication tactics for domestic and international advertising agencies, higher education institutions, and restaurant industries.

Before joining the Marketing + Communications team in August of 2016, Linda was the Marketing Manager for Sodexo where she leads its experiential marketing efforts at Tulane University. Repeatedly honored for her innovative strategies, Linda was named one of the “People to watch under 30” by Food Service Director Magazine.

Some of Linda’s accomplishments include:

  • 2016 Spirit of Progress – Gold University Segment, Sodexo
  • 2016 Retail Sales Concept Award for Pickles – Bronze Medal, National Association of College & University Food Services
  • 2016 Catering Special Event Award for Celebrity Chef Dinner – Honorable Mention, National Association of College & University Food Services
  • 2015 The Hottest Food Trucks in New Orleans Right Now for Ironsides Waffles, New Orleans Eater
  • 2015 Food Management Best Concept Award for Ironsides Waffles – Best Menu, Food Management
  • 2013 Close to home Promotion – Best Promotions Campus Division, Sodexo
  • 2011 Sodexo Best Practice – Best Strategic Business Plan, Sodexo
  • 2010 Best Interior Installation Solution – 1st place, Best of ASI
  • 2010 Best product usage - 1st place, Best of ASI
  • 2009 Best interior installation solution – 1st Place, Best of ASI
  • 2009 Design-build installation – Runner Up, Best of ASI
  • 2009 Best promotional awards in design & illustration – 1st Place, Louisiana Press Association
  • 2008 Best LPA advertising award - 1st Place, Louisiana Press Association
  • 2008 Best advertising award in design - 1st Place, Louisiana Press Association
  • 2008 Best advertising award in illustration - 1st Place, Louisiana Press Association
  • 2008 Best overall advertising award - 1st Place, Louisiana Press Association
  • 2008 Best promotional awards in Concept - 1st Place, Louisiana Press Association

Linda currently reside in Gretna. During her off time, she is an advocate for pet wellness where she volunteers for various animal rescue efforts. She is the Creative Director of Freddie’s Finds, a California-based pet subscription service.