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Jackie Linton

City of Philadelphia

Jackie Linton
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Resources and Talent
City of Philadelphia


With more than 20 years of executive leadership experience, Jackie Linton is the deputy chief administrative officer for human resources and talent for the City of Philadelphia. In this role, Linton’s focus is on improving the operation of city departments and agencies through the implementation of strategic human resource initiatives.

Linton’s leadership expertise is in operations, engineering and human resources with a primary focus on process improvements. She has created enterprisewide solutions for various companies using a systems approach, grounded in thorough analysis and clear metrics. This work has been proven to significantly affect and improve operating results. Linton advises business leaders in the areas of change management, performance improvement, strategic planning and talent management as a regular part of her work.

Prior to joining the City of Philadelphia, Linton held a number of executive positions including the vice president of human resources for Synagro, vice president of organization and leadership development at ARAMARK Corp. and vice president of human resources at Intracorp, a subsidiary of Cigna Corp.

Linton holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute, a Senior Certified Professional certification from the Society for Human Resource Management, a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University and an MBA from the University of Illinois.

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