Linda Bailey

Linda Bailey – Board Chair, Principal of Community Strategies Group, Inc., a community relations firm specializing in consensus building and community outreach.  She started her firm in 2006 in response to requests for her expertise.  Beginning in 1999, Mrs. Bailey developed a community relations strategy as an employee of New Urban West.  This led to the largest all-volunteer support group for a development project in the City of Escondido.  Bailey spent 2 years as the CEO of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, building and strengthening relationships in North San Diego County.  She brings strong relationships with city and elected officials in Escondido, San Marcos and Oceanside as well as the County of San Diego Department of Planning and Land Use and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.   She served on the Palomar Health Board of Directors from 2007-2008.   She is also a past chair of the Escondido Charitable Foundation, Past President of the Rotary Club of Escondido, an Executive Board member of the San Diego North Economic Development Council, Board member of the Escondido Sunrise Rotary Club and on the executive committee of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, serving as Membership Chair.  In 2015 she became involved with the San Marcos Boys and Girls Club, serving on the selection committee for the Youth of the Year Award and the Annual Auction Committee. Bailey received the Escondido Chamber of Commerce’s Volunteer of the Year Award in 2009 and the Business Leader of the Year Award in 2010.  The San Diego Business Journal named Mrs. Bailey one of their 2010 Women Who Mean Business and one of their  Most Admired CEOs.  She is working with many developers to bring quality residential and commercial development to all of North County.