Linda founded Gilbert & Cook, Inc. in 1993. She set out to build a team of experienced professionals that truly understand clients, listen to what they want to achieve, and find the right solutions to meet their needs.

After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa, Linda became a Certified Financial Planner*. She is a graduate of Greater
Des Moines Leadership, serves as 2nd Vice Chair of the UNI Foundation Board of Trustees as well as Chair of the Investment/Finance Committee. She is also a past Board Member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (Iowa Chapter), the Past President of both the Financial Planning Association of Iowa and the Iowa CFP Association.

Linda has received many honors and awards including: Des Moines’ Forty Under 40, and nationally one of the Top 50 Independent Broker/Dealer Women Advisors.

Linda enjoys cooking and traveling with her family. She and Chris live in West Des Moines with their two daughters, Haley and Kamryn.

*Learn more about the benefits of this designation.