Dr. Linda D. Woodard, CPRW, CWDP, GCDF, GCDFI



I am just a professional who wants to offer other professionals quality PD opportunities and assist agencies in developing training programs for their constituents!

I consider myself a “bent arrow” in that I started my career as a mechanical engineer and ultimately moved to training/education — and love it!!!! The LDW Group LLC is my passion work. I absolutely love helping workforce and career development practitioners hone their skills so that they can better serve their customers. This wonderful company also allows me to be mobile and conduct the training that I love to do. So world, here I come!!!!


My company is listed as an MBE and EDGE-certified company with the state of Ohio, a registered business in the state of Florida and a WBE, MBE, and SBE with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.  I am listed on the National Career Development Association’s National Instructor Registry as a Certified Instructor for the CDF training, in addition to being an instructor, I am a certified Global Career Development Facilitator through the Center for Credentialing and Education, a certified Global Career Development Facilitator Instructor through NCDA, a Certified Professional Résumé Writer through PARW, a Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) through the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, a certified facilitator of AchieveGlobal and Working It Out Programs, and a Certified Program Planner (CPP) through The Learning Resources Network.


As a John Maxwell Certified Leadership Coach and Trainer, I provide services including the Maxwell Leadership 360 Assessment to help professionals hone in on areas to improve.


If you are a career development practitioner and need your Global CDF certification, interested in a career portfolio or need career coaching, please do not hesitate to contact the LDW Group LLC at  You can find out more information about Facilitating Career Development training with the LDW Group at

If you are an organization or agency and in need of professional development workshops or training for your team, let us know. We can customize training to meet your needs.