Linda Allard previously served as Design Director of Ellen Tracy. Under her guidance, the fashion company became a leading iconic brand offering designer sportswear, dresses, accessories, fragrances and a collection of home furnishings. She is the author of Absolutely Delicious, a handwritten collection of her favorite recipes, illustrated with her own watercolor paintings. An avid gardener, Linda is a former board member of The Garden Conservancy and continues to participate in their annual Open Days program. She partnered with NYRP to design and help implement the 111th Street Community Garden. Linda currently serves on NYRP’s Real Estate Committee.