Linda Behlmann, '59 ~ Business

In the years since Linda graduated from IWA in 1959, she has gone on to achieve impressive accomplishments in the greater St. Louis business community. In 1977, Linda founded Behlmann Properties, a commercial real estate development company. As President of Behlmann Properties, Linda has enthusiastically promoted the North County area as a wonderful place to work and raise a family. Today, Behlmann Properties owns and manages multiple properties including shopping centers, offices, and retail outlets – all designed for the small business owner. Linda has received many prestigious awards throughout her career including: Florissant Valley Outstanding Businessperson, St. Louis County Outstanding Businessperson, Distinguished Woman Business Owner, and our own IWA Alumna of the Year. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Linda gives generously of her time to several charitable organizations, most notably Marygrove which named her Person of the Year in 1996. She has served on: Board of Directors for Christian Hospitals, Nations Bank, SAINT LOUIS COUNTS, and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Marygrove and Commercial Bank. Happily married for many years, Linda takes great pride and pleasure in her spouse Ken, her two sons and daughters-in-law, and her six adorable grandchildren – Kenneth, Samantha, Emily, Brett, Abby, and Hannah.