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Linda Haley

Linda Haley is a native of Long Beach and an active member of the California State University, Long Beach, Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum at CSULB Advisory Board and former docent. A graduate of CSULB, she received a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature, a certificate in Latin American Studies, and a secondary concentration in art history. She graduated magna cum laude at CSULB and completed her formal education at Loyola Law School.

Following graduation, she joined the international business law firm of Graham & James, practicing as a partner for 15 years in their Los Angeles and New York offices. She represented primarily Southeast Asian and Latin American business interests in their investments in the United States, and traveled and worked in Asia and Latin America, particularly in Mexico City.

Linda has been actively involved in community organizations for many years, first in a professional capacity on various Bar committees and serving as the Chair of the U.S. – Mexico Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles (her favorite!). She is a Trustee of the GBC International Bank Foundation and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Guaranty Bank of California.

Currently, Linda is Vice President, Secretary and Chair of the Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum’s (formerly University Art Museum) Strategic Planning Ad Hoc Committee. Additionally, she has served as Vice-Chair of the Museum of Latin American Art, where she served as Chair of the Development Committee. She also has served as a volunteer grant writer for a number of organizations.

Strong supporters of CSULB, Linda and her husband have given generously to the School of Nursing and to the University Art Museum. She and her husband, Marvin Zamost, a local family doctor, are members of CSULB’s Carillon Society.