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 | Search Consultant

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.

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. 

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Robena Spangler, MS | DEI & Leadership Consultant

Robena Spangler is an innovative senior executive with over 30 years of experience in behavioral health, human services, and advancing equity and inclusion work. A majority of her career has been dedicated to systems improvement within the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Robena held several leadership roles in the public and private sectors. She has provided professional coaching and leadership development for teams and individuals on a national level. She holds a BA in Sociology and Human Services along with a MS in Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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.