(PRWEB) August 01, 2014
The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN) Board of Directors has welcomed a new member, Kourtney Whitehead. Ms. Whitehead is a Principal at Korn Ferry, where she is a specialist in leadership training and consulting, human resources, and talent management. Ms. Whitehead guides clients by building successful business plans targeting and developing high-quality leadership.
Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2010, Ms. Whitehead worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, where she led the Critical Sourcing function. She designed several of Booz Allen’s social media and candidate intelligence programs, and successfully deployed a team of passive candidate recruiting specialists. Ms. Whitehead has also held critical positions with Spencer Stuart and SRA International, where she was instrumental to efforts in several departments, including Human Resources, Investor Relations, and Corporate Development.
Ms. Whitehead holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Virginia Union University and a master’s degree in human resource development from George Washington University. She also chairs the Education Committee for Northern Virginia Community Foundation’s (NVCF) Future Fund.
Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, CEHN’s Executive Director, comments, "We at CEHN are thrilled to have Kourtney Whitehead's experience and leadership on the Board of Directors. Her expertise in human resources, talent development, and interest in strong social media presence to promote advocacy are of great value to CEHN's growth and development. In addition, as a mom of 2 boys, she is very passionate about encouraging and supporting child health and safety."
Ms. Whitehead joins a group of esteemed leaders at the helm of CEHN. CEHN is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment. For more information on CEHN’s work, visit http://www.cehn.org.