Linda Zelnik, MBA, ACC

Strata Certified Coach & Trainer


Linda Zelnik is a Strata Certified Coach and CEO of ALTA Coaching. Linda helps high achievers gain more focus, energy and freedom to ignite their goals through leadership development and work-life harmony coaching and training. In addition to her work as a professional coach, Linda also teaches coaching courses through Harding University and Lipscomb University.

Linda has over 20 years of experience in cross-cultural business, nonprofit organizations and higher education. She’s taught and trained on five continents and launched programs across a variety of industries. Zelnik was drawn to professional coaching after seeing it foster significant leadership competency development more quickly than anything else. Linda speaks Mandarin and Spanish and enjoys exploring culture’s role in her client’s relationships, organizations, and leadership styles.

Zelnik’s coaching framework is designed to help you close the gap between where you are and where you want to be. As a Coach, Linda sees herself as your thinking partner so that you can lead from strengths and values and set your team up for success. She is the author of Burnout to Boom!, an action guide for more energy and less stress starting today.

Zelnik holds an MBA in leadership, is ICF ACC-certified, and is a member of the Maxwell Leadership Certified Team and a Maxwell DISC Trainer. She is also certified by OSI as an evaluator, administrator, and trainer for the Polaris Competency Model and has earned certificates in Online Teaching by the Online Learning Consortium and Thunderbird’s Global Mindset Inventory. Her experience spans small to large organizations such as: Shiloh NYC, Advent Results, Lipscomb University, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, CNA Insurance, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the United Nations.

Linda lives in Nashville, TN with her husband and their two children. Zelnik is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking and gardening with her family. She is an avid supporter of The Living Water Project, an organization that raises funds for clean water projects in developing nations.

Many organizations don’t have the tools and resources to grow their people. This is stressful and frustrating when you know investing in your teams is beneficial. Regardless of the size of your company, you deserve to be able to offer the highest quality leadership development available. 

At Strata Leadership, we care about your success as much as you do and want to partner with you to build up the leaders within your organization.


First, let’s talk. We want to learn more about you, your company, and your vision for the future.

Next, we’ll create a plan specifically designed for the needs of your team.

Finally, you can enjoy a thriving workplace that comes from effective leadership.