Dr. Vicki Whiting
Professor of Business and Management
Areas of Expertise
Healthcare advocacy, executive development, management, mentorship, leadership through listening, social entrepreneurship and global leadership
About Dr. Vicki Whiting
Vicki R. Whiting, Ph.D. brings over 25 years of business and managerial experience to organizations throughout the United States. Vicki has focused her work and consulting experience in the area of organizational management. During the past several years, Whiting has consulted in both public and private organizations including OC Tanner, United Therapeutics, Alta Medical Management, L-3 Communications, Mountain Family Physicians, Chevron Corporation, Backcountry.com, and AT&T. Consulting engagements have ranged in scope from large scale organizational development opportunities, to individualized executive success coaching and CEO succession coaching.
Whiting is currently a senior faculty member at Westminster College and has taught at the University of Utah and at the University of Southern California. She just released her award winning healthcare advocacy book, “In Pain We Trust.” Whiting received her doctoral degree from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. As a doctoral candidate, she was chosen to represent the college at the request of the university’s president when she received the prestigious Sample Fellowship award. Vicki has published numerous academic articles, and is a noted thought leader in the field of mentorship and global leadership. She received her M.B.A. from Seattle University and her B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University.
Whiting had a 12-year career in the technology industry, culminating in an appointment as Director of Technical Services at Digital Systems International in Seattle, Washington reporting to the COO or the organization. She was a member of the upper management team responsible for corporate growth of over 700%, including participating in the company’s IPO. Whiting led her organization to operational excellence which ultimately led to the organization’s acquisition by Lucent Technologies.