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Brenda Linnington, Director, BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust and BBB Military Line

Brenda Linnington is the Director, BBB Military Line®, a national program providing consumer education and advocacy for Service Members, DOD Civilians, Retirees, and their Families. She oversees a coordinated effort that works with DOD as a partner in the DOD Financial Readiness Campaign and fosters outreach from local BBBs to military communities across the United States. BBB Military Line is also an inaugural partner in the “Joining Forces Initiative.

A U.S. Army Veteran, former finance officer, current active duty military spouse of more than 32 years, and mother of a U.S. Army Aviator, Brenda Linnington has significant experience working on numerous DOD military family programs including: U.S. Army’s Respite Child Care expansion project, U.S. Army’s Exceptional Family Member Respite Child Care Program, and the U.S. Army’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program. She also served as a primary and secondary school counselor in school systems highly populated with military families.

Brenda Linnington is a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and has a Master’s degree in Education from Long Island University. As a military volunteer, she is a recipient of the Department of the Army Exceptional Public Service Award Medal.