Whitney Herrington brings almost fifteen years of human resources consulting and management to her work in centering people in nonprofit and philanthropic missions. Whitney helps build and drive sustainable capacity for organizations by developing, strengthening, and delivering sound and practical HR solutions and practices that are values-based, equity-focused, and human centered. Prior to her independent consulting work, she served as the EVP & Chief Operating Officer at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Director of People & Technology at the Southern Poverty Law Center. She earned a BBA in Finance from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Georgia State University. Originally from the Detroit-area, Whitney lives in metro D.C. She actively seeks to balance her personal and professional lives, enjoys traveling and developing new memories with her family, particularly as a new first-time mommy.