Member Spotlight – Linda Sykes

Posted on Apr 14, 2011

Apr 14, 2011

My name is Linda Mae Sykes and I was born in Prother, Arkansas. Most of my adult life I lived in Springfield, Il., and then on to Memphis. I moved to Nashville in May of 2004. I am hard working and not afraid of challenge. I am the owner and operator of Linde’s Optical On Wheels and an Independent Marketing Director with Financial Destination, Inc., a Telecommunication Company. I am currently pursuing a career in the insurance industry. I also previously owned and operated Linde’s Readers Express from November 1996 through October 1999, located inside the Memphis International Airport. There is an article about Linde’s, in Optical 20/20, April 1998 issue.

In the November 5th, 2010 edition of “Stanford Who’s Who” press release, Linda Sykes has been accepted among the prestigious ranks of Stanford Who’s Who as a result of her spectacular work in the Healthcare industry. Ms. Sykes is the CEO and Owner of Linde’s Optical On Wheels and has had an incredible 34 years career. Linda has routinely exhibited the passion, vision and dedication necessary to be considered among the best.

Linde’s Optical On Wheels is a company which offers a unique combination of premier optical health care needs. They can take an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist prescription and properly fit and design the best eyewear and/or contact lenses for their customer’s lifestyle. They provide door to door service at the customers’ convenience.

Linda is a Licensed Dispensing Optician in the state of Tennessee. In addition to her eyewear business she is also an author who under the name of Lena Prather wrote “Steps Ordered by God: Leading me to Destiny”, which is available through any major bookseller. Her web site is She is an Ordained Elder in the Unity of Faith, and she was awarded a Certificate of Counseling with American Association of Christian Counselors.

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