About Us

Linda Diefendorff, founder and President of Brio Performance Solutions LLC, has extensive experience in organizational development, human resources, process improvement and communications.  Prior to founding Brio Performance Solutions, Linda worked as an internal Organizational Development consultant for Western Union where she focused on change management and talent management. 


Linda’s earlier career included over 10 years of Organizational Development and general management consulting, including positions with Accenture and SSA Consultants.  Linda’s experience comes from multiple industries including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, retail, telecommunications, local and state government and non-profit. 


Over the course of her career, Linda has worked with many companies, including:

Academic Distinction Fund

Andersen Consulting (now Accenture)

BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana

Cleveland Rapid Transit Authority

Covenant Health System

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

HOPE Ministry of Pointe Coupee

L.A. Care Health Plan

Louisiana Department of Civil Service

Louisiana Department of Social Services

Louisiana Department of Transportation

LTV Steel

Placid Refining Company


Sports Authority

Stupp Corporation

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.


Western Union

Linda is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association and the Society for Human Resource Management.  Linda holds an M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from The University of Akron and a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.


To contact Linda email linda.diefendorff@brioperformance.com or call (330) 620-2112.