Whitney received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University, with a double major in economics and political science. She earned an MBA in finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU.  Whitney had a successful 18-year career in finance while raising her family in New York City. Most recently she was Managing Director, Head of European equities sales at Deutsche Bank.

Today, Whitney is an active volunteer for Northwestern;  she serves on the Weinberg Board of Visitors, New York Regional Board and the New York Regional Campaign Committee supporting We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern.  She is also co-chair of the Women’s Initiative of Northwestern (WIN). Formerly she was the chair of the Parents Leadership Society.

She has identical twin sons and a daughter who live in Manhattan.