Linda Apple is a senior advisor on Southern California Endison (SCE) Organizational Effectiveness team. In this capacity, she oversees the enterprise-wide Operational Excellence portfolio of transformational change management initiatives for process, technology, data accuracy and governance, and organizational restructuring initiatives. Linda also leads the digital acceleration OCM playbook for Agile projects throughout SCE. In addition to change management, Linda works with executives on aligning their organizational structures with strategy, considering the most appropriate structural frameworks to accomplish their objectives.
Prior to joining SCE, Linda was an external consultant to Fortune 500 companies across a wide variety of industries and six utilities. Key focus areas included implementation strategy for major initiatives, strategy formulation and organizational restructuring, business process/ quality management and leadership development. Her work has led to achieving millions in cost reductions through improved efficiencies. She co-authored an executive development program on strategic alliances and partnerships for the Institute of Quality and Productivity Improvement, California State University Long Beach. Linda earned a master’s degree in Organizational Communication and holds certifications as a Prosci® Change Management Practitioner and Trainer and as a Performance Technologist. She was President of the Association for Talent Development-LA Chapter and featured speaker at national conferences.