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Linda Baumann

Partner at Marketplace Events

Linda Baumann, is the founder and co-owner of Marketplace Media and Events,.

Linda has worked in the media world for 30+ years and has worked hard to earn positions in management such as Publisher and General Manager at radio and television stations and newspapers for some of the largest media companies in the country. She has also worked with some of the largest advertising agencies such as McCan Ericson, BBDO and J Walter Thompson.

Linda received the 2012 Businesswoman of the Year award from the Missoula Businesswomen’s Network. The MBN Missoula Business Woman of the Year Award recognizes women who excel by promoting professional excellence for women, being an outstanding personal or business leader, promoting participation in MBN, and who participate in community, civic, or other charitable organizations.

Linda has been a community volunteer years in Missoula since 1993. She has served on the boards of the Missoula City/County Animal Control, March of Dimes, YWCA and American Cancer Society. Community and giving back are important to Linda and her business partner and daughter, Megan. Together, they were the 2015/16 Chairs of the Missoula County Relay for Life and are volunteers for countless community non-profit events.

Linda recently received the 2020 Flying High award from the Missoula Businesswomen’s Network. This prestigious award celebrates two extraordinary women each year who have made significant contributions to the Missoula Businesswomen’s Network and the Missoula community.