Before joining Murphy Business, Whitney was President of Green Steward Energy, a marketing and development firm focused on renewable energy technologies servicing both national and international clients. As the 6th woman in North America to achieve the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners certification (NABCEP), the highest level of recognition in photovoltaics, Whitney worked developing utility scale solar farms. Her past accomplishments include founder and CEO of Adwired, a B2B website offering work management tools for commercial television, pioneering the first digital asset management system for the advertising industry. Partnering with Microsoft, Adwired developed the first digital rights management system implemented in advertising. Her foray into the dot com realm was the natural evolution of a 12 year career as a TV commercial agent. Her firm, Visual Acuity, represented a solid core of A-level TV production and visual effects studios, including Academy Award winning animation firm, Blue Sky Studios.