Linda Kay Whitney has over 30 years of HR generalist experience in both Hawaii and California. Her extensive career spans across many industries including manufacturing, medical device, retail, travel, hotel, and education. For the past 15 years, Linda Kay Whitney has worked on Maui providing professional HR support to organizations such as Home Depot, Expedia, Outrigger Hotels, Haleakala Waldorf, and Kamehameha Schools. Prior to making Maui her home, she launched the HR department for a medical device start-up company in Southern California that grew to become Medtronic MiniMed.
As a consultant for Vantaggio HR, Linda Kay Whitney partners with clients to provide on-site HR support. In addition, she works on projects ranging from employee handbooks to HR audits, workplace investigations, talent acquisition, performance management, and organizational development initiatives.
Linda Kay Whitney is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma and later relocated to Santa Barbara where she obtained an AS in Management from the University of Phoenix with an emphasis in Human Resources. She holds dual certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP and serves as Secretary for the SHRM Hawaii Education Foundation, Maui District.
Linda Kay Whitney resides in Kula with her extended family and several pets. She enjoys handwork, yoga, travel, gardening, and reading.
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