Jan 11, 2021

PS27 Foundation Names Diversity and Inclusion Professional, Whitney Meyer, to Board of Directors

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PS27 Foundation Names Diversity and Inclusion Professional, Whitney Meyer, to Board of Directors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan 11, 2021 – PS27 Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of Whitney Meyer to its Board of Directors. PS27 Foundation is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization that provides training and development for entrepreneurs through its nationally recognized programs, Leadership Week, Peer-to-Peer Workshops, Female Founders Forum, Black Entrepreneurs Forum, and Veterans Entrepreneurs Forum. 

 “We are thrilled to welcome Whitney to PS27 Foundation. We’ve had the privilege of working with Whitney for our Black Leadership Town Hall in her role at the University of North Florida. We have always been impressed with Whitney’s vision, and extensive experience, and relentless commitment to inclusion and diversity. She is an excellent addition to our leadership team,” Jim Stallings, CEO PS27. 

Whitney Meyer is Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at the University of North Florida. She advises University leadership on diversity, inclusion, and racial equity pertaining to strategies and policies, learning and research, community relations, and the recruitment, retention, and admission of faculty, staff, and students of color.

 Previously, Whitney has worked at UNF in various departments including the Military and Veterans Resource Center, Student Union Administration, Alumni Affairs, and Public Relations. Before joining UNF, she worked for Georgia State University creating and managing new corporate partnerships in the Alumni Office through interactions with organizations such as Georgia Power, The Home Depot, Deloitte, UPS, Sun Trust, WellStar Healthcare Systems, Coca-Cola, the CDC, Children’s Healthcare, Piedmont Hospital, Northside Hospital, and CNN.

Whitney currently serves on the steering committee for the ACE Women’s Network and as marketing chair for the African American Faculty and Staff Association. She also is a frequent volunteer for the Friends of Boone Park South. Meyer is a proud UNF alumna with a Master’s of Science in Management from the UNF Coggin College of Business and a bachelor’s focusing on communication and international relations. 

Connect with Whitney on LinkedIn or on our website.

About PS27 Foundation

PS27 Foundation was formed to provide leadership training and educational resources to the founders of early-stage companies to help them achieve sustainable growth. Learn more about this PS27 Foundation at ps27foundation.org.

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