Leadership

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IT, Technical, Professional & Administrative Leadership Team

Whitaker tenured leaders are specialized by division – Whitaker IT, Whitaker Technical and Whitaker Professional – and individual markets within each to enable them to quickly respond to clients’ search needs as an industry expert.

Information Technology

Whitaker IT

Paul Choudhuri

Paul Choudhuri, CTS

Director Business Development, Principal
Paul Choudhuri began his career as an SAP marketing consultant in 1996 with Whitaker IT in Houston, Texas ...
Linda Ranostaj

Linda Ranostaj, CTS

Director Business Development, Principal
Linda Ranostaj joined Whitaker IT in early 2005 as a Staffing Consultant after four years as a recruiter for a ...
Patricia Simpson

Patricia Simpson, CTS

Vice President
Patricia Simpson has built a successful career in Houston that includes over 18 years of experience in IT ...

Technical & Engineering

Whitaker Technical

Carol Wenom

Carol Wenom, CPC, CTS

VP – Whitaker Technical
Carol has over 30 years of experience in Engineering/Technical recruiting and search for the refining and chemical ...
Taylor Archer

Taylor Archer

Sr. Engineering Recruiter
“In my short time here, I have never felt more of a belonging. There is truly a sense of family, and I am proud to be a part of it.” ...
Mi Mckeown

Mi McKeown

Sr. Engineering Recruiter
Great things in business are never done by one person, they’re done by a team of people and I’m proud to be part of the Whitaker family” ...
Nikki Lemmert

Nikki Lemmert

Engineering Recruiter
With a background in Life Coaching, Nikki has spent her career developing collaborative relationships ...

Accounting & Finance

Whitaker Professional

Patricia Simpson

Patricia Simpson, CTS

Vice President
Patricia Simpson has built a successful career in Houston that includes over 18 years of experience in IT ...
Melody Fisherlewek

Melody FisherLewek

Account Manager
Melody FisherLewek joined Whitaker in Fall 2022 as an IT Recruiter, where she quickly made a name for ...

Executive & Management

Whitaker Executive & Office Management Team

Patricia Simpson

Patricia Simpson, CTS

Vice President
Patricia Simpson has built a successful career in Houston that includes over 18 years of experience in IT ...
Carol Wenom

Carol Wenom, CPC, CTS

VP – Whitaker Technical
Carol has over 30 years of experience in Engineering/Technical recruiting and search for the refining and chemical ...
Cheryl Evans

Cheryl Evans

VP – HR & Administration
Cheryl joined the Whitaker organization in 1985 as an Administrative Assistant and Corporate Secretary. Over the years, ...
Cassie Cassandra Fisher

Cassandra Fisher, CPC

Director Marketing & Technology
Cassandra began her recruiting and staffing career in early 2009 with Whitaker Technical where she served as Research ...
Stephanie Shantie

Stephanie Shantie

Controller
Stephanie joined Whitaker in 2000 in the accounting department. Her talents were quickly noticed by management and ...
Bruce Whitaker

Bruce Whitaker, CPC, CTS, CIPC

President, CEO-The Whitaker Companies
In the course of a distinguished career that began in 1968, Bruce Whitaker has personally completed and supervised ...