Linda Friedlander

Board of Visitors

Board of Visitors
Linda Friedlander


Rochester College


Linda H. Friedlander moved to Carmel, Indiana in 1979 after graduating from nursing school in Rochester, Minnesota. She practiced critical nursing before entering industry with an entrepreneurial spirit and an eagerness focusing on the treatment of heart disease, working in sales and management for Guidant Corp/Boston Scientific.

She is a founding member of the Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council and currently serves as an honorary member. She is a past co-chair of the IU Colloquium for Women. Linda serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board at IU Herron School of Art and Design and the Board of Visitors for the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She is a member of the IU Foundation Presidents Circle.

Linda and her husband, Judge Ezra H. Friedlander, have three children – David (deceased), Amy Friedlander-Hoffman (Todd) and Devin Friedlander-Hunt (Christopher) and five grandchildren – Avery and Sophie Hoffman (Amy) and Elijah, Solomon and Hadassah Hunt (Devin).

Other Activities

Member of the Dean's Advisory Board
October 2014-Present

Board Member Friends of Herron
June 2009-Present

Founding Member Women's Philanthropy Council
June 2010-June 2015

January 2011-January 2015

Regional Manager

Clin Spec, Sales, Mgr

Regional Manager at Guidant

Regional Manager at Boston Scientific

Territory manager