Linda Rush

Principal and Founder

Linda Rush began her career in recruiting with a New Jersey-based firm, placing mid and senior-level management professionals in retail, finance, operations and management information systems positions. In 1986 she opened her own firm specializing in recruitment for small and medium-sized corporations. Later, Linda established Rayson & Rush Associates to provide research and recruitment services for corporations and the executive search industry.

As Principal of Rayson & Rush, Linda plays an active role in all aspects and services for her clients, including candidate identification, screening and interviewing, presentation of candidates and candidate referencing. She is experienced with the communications, financial services, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, sales, human resources, pharmaceuticals, retail, construction, and consumer products industries. International searches are also a part of her background having worked on assignments in England, Canada, Italy, Germany, France, New Zealand, Japan and China. As an integral part of her work, Linda established one of the most current and thorough databases of senior level executives and professionals in the industry.

Linda's commitment to the search industry reaches beyond her own professional success as she is active in a number of professional organizations:

  • Vice President, Staffing Management Assoc. of New Jersey
  • Secretary, Garden State Council - Society for Human Resource Management
  • Certified Research/Associate, Association of Executive Search Consultants
  • Member, Society of Human Resource Management
  • Member, New Jersey Human Resource Planning Group
  • Sponsorship Chair, Garden State Council - Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member, Minority and/or Women Business Enterprise
  • President, Staffing Management Assoc. of New Jersey, 2012-2016

Ms. Rush, a magna cum laude graduate of Adelphi University in New York, holds a Bachelor's degree in psychology.