PCA SKIN has been and continues to be a trusted innovator in the development of highly effective professional treatments and daily care products. Richard and Dr. Jennifer Linder co-founded PCA SKIN in 2006. As sole owners of the company, they led all product and educational development and introduced the company's philosophy of improving people’s lives by providing results-oriented skin care solutions that are backed by science. Educating over 10,000 skin care professionals worldwide each year, PCA SKIN customers have an advanced level of knowledge to ensure the safest and most effective treatment outcomes. Mr. Linder remained Chairman of the Board until the company sold to Colgate-Palmolive in 2018.
Vertical Harvest of Jackson Hole sells locally grown, fresh vegetables year round to Jackson area restaurants, grocery stores and directly to consumers through on-site sales. Vertical Harvest replaces 100,000 lbs of produce that is trucked into the community each year. Our interest in this program stemmed from Vertical Harvest's unique commitment to employ people with different abilities, sustainability and community. In addition to continuous support, Linder Family Partners hosts an annual fundraising dinner at Open Meadows Ranch in Jackson Hole to support this important cause.
Meteor Learning is deeply rooted in online learning models. They are uniquely qualified to partner with higher education in developing personalized, online programs and launching differentiated degrees that deliver unparalleled value for working professionals. One of our promises at Linder Family Partners is to build people up and empower them to grow, therefore, education is a constant throughout our organization, and is fundamental to the success of our companies. Meteor Learning's accessible and quality education offerings allow students to experience exceptional learning outside of the classroom. Their robust online platform is used by Boston College and Bankstreet among other leading universities.
Outlier is one of the largest private companies in the US, but likely different than you’ve seen before. Outlier blends art and science. Great vision sets strategy. The right metrics drive performance. Outlier believes great organizations have both. With a portfolio that includes Passport Health, a pioneer in concierge medicine, and BounceU which supports exercise and interaction among children, Outlier is a perfect fit for Linder Family Partners.
Polaris Real Estate Partners acquires multifamily properties throughout the U.S. Our goal is to enhance the living experience and enrich the lives of our most valuable asset – the residents who choose to live at our communities. Linder Family Partners felt passionate about Polaris' mission of providing affordable living around the country and through them we have invested in 7,000 units and growing. Supporting Polaris is another way we are able to improve lives one family at a time.
Safe Catch's mission is to provide consumers with pure and delicious seafood, while also protecting purity in our oceans, lakes, and rivers. Their tuna is traceable from catch to can and they only buy from captains whose fish come from managed and sustainable tuna stocks. In addition to sourcing responsibly, Safe Catch tests every single fish for its mercury content using proprietary technology. Their passion for quality, safety and sustainability aligns perfectly with Linder Family Partners.
Over 45% of the world’s electricity is consumed by electric motors. Today, half of that is wasted. Why? Because 98% of small motors in use today are based on 100-year-old technology: the analog motor. That’s about to change. Software Motor Company (SMC) has invented the first real revolution in motor technology in over a century. SMC products use a fraction of the energy of traditional motors by deploying switch reluctance technology supported by an IOT platform. Linder Family Partners embraces new technology that helps our planet and everyone in it. We are thrilled to be part of the cutting-edge products Software Motor Company provides for our future.
Safe-Tee Chemical was founded nearly 60 years ago to create non-toxic alternatives to traditional cleaning products. Their powerful cleaners and degreasers perform the toughest, and highest precision, cleaning jobs safely and responsibly—without sacrificing anything. Linder Family Partners chooses to partner with brands that make safe products backed by science. Led by Ph.D. Organic Chemists, these revolutionary products will change the way we clean or homes and office spaces.
Founded in 1967 by Bob Hoffman, the Hoffman Process is a week-long residential and personal growth retreat that helps participants identify negative behaviors, moods, and ways of thinking. in addition to annual donations to the institute and it's scholarship fund, each member of Linder Family Partners has the opportunity to attend this and other personal and professional development courses each year.
Learning at Hamlin is purposeful, joyful, and expansive. Hamlin girls learn inside the classrooms of their campus and outside in the greater Bay Area: in national parks, museums, and online. Through service learning and community partnerships, Hamlin girls are taught that learning at school has immediate relevance in real-life. The Hamlin School provides exceptional education for girls preparing them for success. Richard Linder sits on the board of directors to express his passion for supporting future women leaders.
Since 1984, The Little School has offered a program for children in San Francisco dedicated to inclusion, diversity and high quality early childhood education. They are a nationally recognized, relationship-based, inclusive preschool. As relationships are the key to learning and growth, they are at the core of The Little School social emotional learning. Richard sits on the board of directors for The Little School, unlocking human potential at an early age so the youth of today is given every opportunity to thrive.
The Animal Adoption Center (AAC) is a nonprofit animal rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals through rescue, adoption, education, and spay/neuter. Located in Jackson Hole, WY, the Linders donate time and money to the AAC as a family on the ground spaying and neutering dogs on Indian Reservations, helping to improve the lives of these animals and their new families.