Whitney is a Managing Director for Hanover Ventures, family office headquartered in North Carolina. She takes an active role in portfolio companies, currently focused on SiOxMed where she is COO. Prior to Hanover, Whitney was on Executive Committee for Triangle Angel Partners (TAP) and a helped run the Citrix Accelerator Innovators program in Raleigh. Before that Whitney was in charge of direct venture capital investments for Hatteras Funds, an alternative asset firm based in Raleigh, NC with over $2 billion in assets under management. She also provided support on the Hatteras fund of funds private investments. Whitney began her career as International Product Manager and video game designer for video game publisher Ubisoft in Paris and in Morrisville, NC. She collaborated with top-notch international teams on the design, development, and marketing of several of AAA console titles.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Whitney earned her Bachelor of Arts in history from George Washington University and her MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Carolina Entrepreneurial Fellow. Whitney loves skiing, travel, and cheese. She is an active legacy member of the World Presidents Organization and believes that Forum ought to be available to entrepreneurs at all stages, not just later stage.
Whitney is a member of Class 18 and began her fellowship at Hatteras Funds, and completed it at Torchwood Venture Capital. She was mentored by Alex Osadzinski, a serial entrepreneur, turnaround expert and former Venture Partner with Trinity Ventures, and partner at Torchwood.