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Tramayne Whitney is Vice President, HR, for The Hershey Company. He leads the strategic business partner support for the Global Supply Chain, Finance, Law, HR, and the Chief Strategic &Administrative officer organizations, as well as their labor and employee relations function.
Prior to his current role, Whitney was Senior Director of Human Resources for Hershey's Delivery Optimization Organization, where he was responsible for providing strategic HR direction and enabling strong business partnering, process improvement, change management and talent attraction and development.
Prior to joining Hershey, Whitney served as Director of Human Resources at both Chiquita and Sara Lee in Cincinnati, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois respectively, and held several positions of increasing responsibility at Kellogg Company, where his last role was an organizational effectiveness consultant.
Whitney holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in management and organizational behavior from Benedictine University. He serves on the board of Central Pennsylvania's American Diabetes Association &Cultural Enrichment Fund. Whitney is a past board member of the Health Care Connection and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Allen County (Ohio);is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity;and has been featured twice in the Who's Who in Black Cincinnati publication. He is currently in the process of establishing a scholarship endowment to be awarded to underprivileged youth from his hometown.