Whayne Herriford

Director, Talent Management

As Director of Talent Management, Whayne Herriford helps shape the KnowledgeWorks culture and enterprise-wide talent and organizational performance strategies and programs that support the achievement of organization's business strategies and goals.

Prior to joining KnowledgeWorks, Herriford worked as a counselor at NorthKey, a Process Improvement specialist at Northern Kentucky University and in Human Resources for companies like Tri-State Clinical Laboratories, Laboratory Partners/MedLab. Catholic Healthcare West, and Rhino Entertainment. He also has experience with training and development and accounting from Stanford University.

Herriford is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) in the State of Kentucky, a National Certified Counselor and holds a Senior Professional Human Resources certificate. He has been certified to deliver DDI’s Leadership Series, Blessing and White’s Managing Personal Growth, AON’s Behavioral Interviewing and Kepner Tragoe’s Project Management Skills. Herriford is also certified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Thomas Kilmann Conflict Type Indicator (TKI) and FIRO-B Personality Assessment.

A native of California, Herriford graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from Antioch College, an Master’s in Business Administration from Stanford University and a Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health from Northern Kentucky University.

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