Linda Russell is a native of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. She holds her bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degrees from Oklahoma State University in education. She also holds a second master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations with a counseling emphasis and she holds a license in professional counseling (LPC). In 1989 she also graduated from Victory Bible Institute. She has written a book on adoption called, Blended Hearts Broken Promises and has authored several audio series on various life improvement issues. Linda works full time as a counselor. She is a private pilot and enjoys running and Bible study. She is an entrepreneurial spirit and owns several different real estate and business entities. She lives with her husband in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. They have four adult children.