Who We Are

Our Team, Our Talent

George P. Linke, Jr., Psy.D. | Founder & President

As the President and Founder of Linke Resources, Dr. George P. Linke, Jr. brings over 25 years of nonprofit leadership to his client organizations and the executive and professional search process.  A strategic and innovative leader, Dr. Linke has a proven track record of identifying effective leaders in behavioral health, long-term care, and education that contribute to an organization’s mission and financial health.

Dr. Linke has dedicated his career to children and adults with learning difficulties and a full range of intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, brain injury, and other genetic and neurological disorders. With an extensive operational and clinical background, he has successfully directed and developed programs that focus on the needs of individuals with behavioral health needs and complex medical and behavior disorders.

Dr. Linke holds his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Seton Hall University and holds both his Master of Science and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

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Dave Dragone | Managing Director

Dave Dragone is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst who brings over 15 years of clinical, operational, and leadership experience in intellectual disability and behavioral health programs to Linke Resources. Starting his career as a Direct Service Professional, Dave most recently served as an executive at a large provider organization where he provided oversight to the day-to-day operations of their day habilitation and residential programs. Dave has a passion for helping organizations identify talent and providing opportunities for career growth.

Dave is a proud “girl dad” of 3 children. When not working or spending time with his family, he enjoys playing and coaching baseball, his first passion.

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Maureen McHugh | Search Consultant

Maureen McHugh has been in Human Resources for over 25 years. She has a diverse recruiting background that spans across multiple industries. As both a corporate and retained recruiter, her experience is built on strong client relationships. She partners with internal and external clients to find that “perfect candidate” for the job. For Maureen it is more about complimenting a team than filling a role. She has an intuitive recruiting passion.

She enjoys family, hiking, kayaking and traveling the countryside in her spare time.

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Tamara Watkins | Search Consultant

Tamara Watkins brings 11 years of clinical and leadership experience in intellectual disability and behavioral health programs to Linke Resources. Starting her career as a Direct Service Professional in Applied Behavior Analysis programs, she quickly moved into leadership roles within residential programs providing oversight to operations. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Health from The University of the District of Columbia where she was a member of the Women’s basketball team. Tamara is dedicated, compassionate, and loves helping people. Over the years she has been a mentor and basketball coach to many children from her community.
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Brittany Daniels | Search Consultant & Operations Assistant

Brittany is a highly driven professional with 9 years of experience providing exceptional service in small business and corporate settings, focusing on project management with a team that promotes care, compassion, and integrity. Between building concise job summaries and keeping the team organized, she is committed to continuous improvement of internal processes. She is also an aspiring dietician who loves traveling, kayaking, and spicy food.