LINDA R. GOODEN

Linda Gooden

Anne Arundel County
Appointed July 2009

Retired Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services and Officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation. Member, ADP, Inc. Board of Directors. A champion for math, science and technology education, she has served on several executive boards for Maryland institutions, including University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering and Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Electronic Markets & Enterprises; University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Prince Georges' Community College Foundation, as well as the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education. Ms. Gooden also serves on civic and business leadership boards, such as the Eisenhower Fellowships program, AFCEA International and ITAA. Her many external awards include Maryland Business Hall of Fame, Corporate Board Top 50 Women in Technology, Greater Washington Contractor Awards' Executive of the Year, and U.S. Black Engineer and IT Black Engineer of the Year. Bachelor's degree in Computer Technology from Youngstown State University and Bachelor's in Business and Administration and MBA from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from UMUC in recognition of her service to the community and to higher education. Awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from Drexel. Appointed by President Obama to the National Secure Telecommunications Advisory Council. Also a member of the WGL Board of Directors.