Resource Development Associates

Linda Hua, Ph.D.

Senior Program Associate

Linda is a practitioner of organizational psychology who combines proven theory and practice experience to enhance the development of individuals, teams, and organizations. At RDA, she works on strategic planning, change management, program evaluations, and needs assessments, using an evidence-based approach to provide recommendations for program maintenance, improvement, and decision making.

Prior to joining RDA, Linda was an operations specialist at a start-up marketing and design firm. In her tenure there, she created standard operating procedures for daily project management activities. Doing so greatly reduced the ambiguity of the fast-paced workplace and increased the efficiency in client and vendor interactions. Her contributions helped the company grow from an annual revenue of $300,000 to $9 million, becoming one of Inc. Magazine’s 100 fastest-growing businesses and one of Counselor’s best places to work.


  • B.S. in Cognitive Neuroscience/Experimental Psychology – Saint Mary’s College of California
  • M.A. and Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology – Alliant International University in San Francisco

Select Projects

  • California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Workforce Education and Training Evaluation
  • Mount Diablo Unified School District Afterschool for All Evaluation
  • Mount Diablo Unified School District School Improvement Grants Evaluation
  • New Haven Unified School District Race to the Top Evaluation
  • San Jose Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Evaluation
  • Santa Barbara County Education Office Migrant Education Program Needs Assessment
  • Southwest Bay Area Career Pathway Consortium Data Alignment Strategy