Linda Markham is the President and Chief Administrative Officer of Cape Air & Nantucket Airlines. Her previous positions include, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, and VP of Human Resources.
Upon her arrival at Cape Air, the company employed approximately 300 people and served 17 cities. Cape Air now employs over 1,200 people and serves 44 cities in six regions around the world. During her tenure at Cape Air, Linda created a full-service Human Resources department, which includes benefits, payroll, employee relations, labor relations, recruiting and employee travel.
Linda continues to oversee Human Resources and Ground Training, as well as all Operations, Technology and Distribution, Marketing & Public Relations, Customer Relations, Corporate Culture, Sustainability, Risk Management and Security.
Linda serves on the Executive Team and Tech Steering Committee and is involved in all company initiatives and decisions. Linda co-founded Cape Air Resources for Employees (CARE) and has been involved in many community activities and events, including Habitat for Humanity, A Brighter Holiday and the Pan Mass Challenge. She is also the current Chair of the Regional Airline Association, the first female to serve in that role in the organization’s 40-year history.
Linda graduated from Holyoke Community College in 1983 with a degree in Business and Retail Management. She is also a Certified Facilitative Leader. Linda is married and has two daughters and one son. She enjoys running, spending time with her family, cooking, reading and Cape Cod beaches.
She’s honored to have the chance to lend her support, guidance and time to an organization that is so committed to empowering and engaging women. Ultimately, the entire community benefits from WE CAN’s efforts, and she’s proud to be a part of that mission.