Linda McDermott is a retired frontline performance manager for Allstate Insurance Company. A transformational leader, she took the company’s Northwest Property and Casualty group to unprecedented success with her focus on mentoring, accountability, and loss cost management over her 28 years of service. As a long-time resident of the Lakewood community since 1972, Ms. McDermott has held positions on the Lakewood City Arts Commission, been an advocate and volunteer for the American Lake Veterans Hospital, and supported Clover Park Schools as a service volunteer while raising her daughter. As a Clover Park graduate herself, she reflects on the mission that “Our youth learn what they need to succeed and contribute to their community.”
Ms. McDermott’s contribution to the Lakeview Light and Power community spans over 16 years of service. Passionate and innovative, she has taken on several roles, Board Director, Secretary, Vice President and President all while championing member interests and reliable cost-based power at low rates. Her unique and diverse experience at Lakeview has spurred successful changes in operations, customer service, and community impact, specifically her previous work as chair of the Lakeview Scholarship Awards Committee.