Major General Linda L. Singh - Nominated Board Member

Major General Linda L. Singh was appointed as The 29th Adjutant General of Maryland effective, January 21, 2015. The Adjutant General is responsible for the daily operations of the Maryland Military Department, which includes the Maryland Army National Guard, Maryland Air National Guard, Maryland Emergency Management Agency, and Maryland Defense Force. She is a senior advisor to the governor and is responsible for th e readiness, administration, and training of more than 6,700 members of the Military Department with an annual budget of more than $314 million. As The Adjutant General, she serves as the official channel of communication between the governor and the National Guard Bureau and serves as a member of the governor’s cabinet.

General Singh grew up in Frederick County, Md., and is a long time Maryland resident of Prince George’s County where she currently resides with her husband and two daughters. She received her commission in 1991 through Officer Candidate School at the Maryland Military Academy in Reisterstown, Md. Her military career spans more than 30 years of service in both the enlisted and officer ranks. She has served in staff and command assignments at every level, including deployed assignments in Kosovo and a combat tour in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

She retired as Managing Director in Accenture's Health and Public Service North America operating unit in May of 2016. Her responsibilities included managing all operational activities to include the financials, strategic business plans, quality programs, program delivery programs, human resource management, business approvals, internal controls and sales activities for a budget that exceeded $3 billion dollars. She managed a global team in order to leverage capabilities from Accenture's global public service business as well as external partnering relationships. She previously served as the Commercial Director for the Public Safety Portfolio, the account lead for the Veterans Affairs and the account lead for the Army.

Her military decorations include the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star Medal and many more. General Singh is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College where she received a master’s degree in Strategic Studies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia Union College, a master’s degree in Business Administration, Military Management from Touro International University, a Master’s Certificate in Six Sigma from Villanova University, is a graduate of the United States Northern Command Joint Task Force Commander’s course and is a fellow from the International Women’s Leadership program at Harvard University/INSEAD.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None recorded

 PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT 
2LT  7 JUL 91 
1LT 27 JUL 94 
CPT  19 SEP 96 
MAJ  11 DEC 00 
LTC  4 APR 05 
COL  28 MAY 10 
BG  24 MAY 13 
MG  26 MAY16 

 

FROM  TO ASSIGNMENT
JAN15  PRESENT  The Adjutant General, Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 
SEPT13  DEC14  Assistant Adjutant General, Fifth Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland.
NO12  AUG13 Director of Joint Staff, Camp Fretterd Military Reservation, Reisterstown, Maryland
JUN11  NOV12  Chief Current Operations, Afghanistan National Security Forces, 29th Infantry Division Headquarters, FWD 3, Towson, Maryland
OCT09  JUN11  Regimental Commander, Headquarters 70th Regiment (LDR), Reisterstown, Maryland
OCT07  OCT09  Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, Detachment 1, Headquarters & Headquarters 29th Infantry Division, Towson, Maryland
JUL 06  OCT07  Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, 29th Infantry Division, Kosovo
JAN 06  JUL06 Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, Detachment 1, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 29th Infantry Division, Towson, Maryland
MAY04  JAN06  Battalion Commander, 229th Main Support Battalion, Reisterstown, Maryland
NOV02  APR04  Battalion Commander, 581st Readiness Battalion, Glen Arm, Maryland
AUG 01  OCT02 Support Operations Officer, Headquarters & A Company, 229th Main Support Battalion, Reisterstown, Maryland
OCT 99  AUG01  Material Management Officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 29th Division Support Command, Towson, Maryland
NOV97  SEP99  S-4, Headquarters & A Company, 229th Main Support Battalion, Reisterstown, Maryland
NOV95  NOV97  Commander, Company B, 229th Main Support Battalion Reisterstown, Maryland
NOV92   NOV95 Maintenance Officer/Executive Officer, Company B, 229th Main Support Battalion, Reisterstown, Maryland
DEC 91  OCT92  Maintenance Control Officer, Maintenance Company, 729th Forward Support Battalion, Hagerstown, Maryland
JUL 91  DEC91  Student, Ordnance Officer Basic Course, Aberdeen, Maryland
FEB 90  JUL91  Officer Candidate School, Maryland Military Academy Reisterstown, Maryland

 

SUMMARY OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS  DATE GRADE
Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, 29th Infantry Division, Kosovo  Jul 06 - Oct 07  Lieutenant Colonel 

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES

  • Legion of Merit Bronze Star Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters) Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters) National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
  • Kosovo Campaign Medal Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass Device and â€oeM†Device) NATO Medal
  • Army Superior Unit Award
  • NCO Professional Development Ribbon Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon Maryland Distinguished Service Cross
  • Maryland Meritorious Service Medal
  • Maryland State Service Medal (with Silver Botonee Cross) Maryland National Guard Outstanding Unit Ribbon Maryland Emergency Service Ribbon
  • Maryland Recruiting Medal
  • Virginia National Guard Bronze Star Medal Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION

Serves as the primary advisor to executive leadership on programs and strategic priorities related to veterans and military affairs. Leads Accenture and Accenture Federal Services' (AFS) efforts to develop and implement a comprehensive, firm-wide strategy to assist veterans, military families, and those still serving, particularly in the areas of employment, business development philanthropic giving. Direct a synchronized enterprise strategy and complement of programs to attract, recruit, and hire; grow and develop; and retain talent from military community constituencies that spans our HR/Recruiting, AFS, US Corporate Citizenship, Military Employee Resource Groups, and local market activities.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • National Association of Professional
  • Women Society for Industrial and
  • Organizational Psychology American
  • Psychological Association
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics
  • Association Project Management Institute
  • National Guard Association of
  • Maryland National Guard
  • Association of United States
  • Association of the United States
  • Army

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

2006 Villanova University – Master Certificate, Six Sigma,

As of: 8 Feb 18

Major General Linda L. Singh

Major General Linda L. Singh