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 leadership to his client organizations and their executive and professional searches.  A strategic and innovative leader, Dr. Linke has a proven track record of identifying effective leaders in both behavioral and traditional healthcare, as well as long-term care, education and a variety of other nonprofits.  Dr. Linke and his team have an accomplished performance history of hundreds of successful retained and contingent searches across all levels in a variety of organizations. Dr. Linke’s leadership and guidance is always focused on enhancing each partner organization’s mission and financial health.

Prior to founding Linke Resources, Dr. Linke 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 successfully directed and developed programs that focus on the needs of individuals with behavioral health challenges, complex medical conditions and behavior disorders.  Dr. Linke has effectively performed in executive leadership roles with multiple organizations.

Dr. Linke holds his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Seton Hall University and 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.


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.

Stephen T. Wicke | Senior Vice President, Client Relations

Steve has forged a national reputation of success with more than three decades of experience in healthcare leadership focusing on strategic development, program operations, financial management, human resources and compliance.  He has done extensive work coaching promising leaders and developing leadership teams.

From Texas to Alaska to Philadelphia, Steve has led multi-disciplinary teams of professionals providing comprehensive behavioral healthcare services in all aspects of residential, outpatient and community-based operations. Steve’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to build one of most successful substance use disorder treatment networks in PA.  He also possesses extensive not-for-profit experience and has supported a wide variety of client/patient populations.

Steve holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston.  He is the proud dad of two adult children.  Away from his profession endeavors, Steve enjoys traveling the world, cooking for family, rooting for his favorite teams and studying history.

Bob Beauvais | Vice President, Client Relations

Bob brings with him nearly 30 years of healthcare leadership experience, building and managing strong, cohesive and multidisciplined teams across both acute and ambulatory care services while driving sustainable organizational success.  Bob has spent his career translating strategy into tangible executed programmatic and service line growth with extensive experience in both for profit and not for profit organizations. Throughout his career, he has led with a passion for nurturing a culture conducive to strong employee engagement with a focus on quality and patient experience.  He understands, first hand, the unique staffing challenges facing healthcare leaders today and possesses the experience and track record to navigate this landscape successfully.

Outside of his work, Bob enjoys biking and hiking across the region with his wife, and spending time with his two adult daughters and young grandchildren. 

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.

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.