Farewell to Linda Sowell
recently bid farewell to our fair city after 11 years.
headed to Baltimore, Maryland.
Sowell was the Director of Diversity at Gilbane Building Company, one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the construction and real estate industry.
As the Director of Diversity at Gilbane Building Company,Sowell oversaw company-wide diversity initiatives and was responsible for developing and implementing diversity initiatives, including community and industry outreach.
was instrumental in bringing people of color into the trades.
came to Milwaukee from Atlanta, where she
fell in love with Milwaukee and Milwaukee fell in love with her
Upon her arrival here, she became the Public Relations Director for Potawatomi Bingo.
I-Witness liked her
from our first meeting.
has a very strong and caring spirit.
Linda served on the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board and was also active on the MATC Foundation Board of Directors.
volunteered with numerous organizations in our community.
was a giver and believed in serving her
"I have appreciated every moment of time I have spent with each of you," Sowell
is keeping hope alive, Holla!
, you know I am going to miss that smiling face of yours.