Vice President of Human Resources and Workforce Development

Heather Whitley-Quinn

Heather began her career with Manpower in August, 1990 and has been managing the human resource functions of this organization since 1997. Heather’s sphere of influence incorporates employee relations, recruitment, benefits design and administration, and training program development and implementation. Since 2005, she has lead Manpower’s workforce development initiatives, partnering with various public, private and community-based organizations to advise on issues relating to work-readiness. Heather’s collaboration with these organizations to develop and implement training programs has resulted in returning hundreds of San Diego County’s adult and dislocated residents to meaningful employment.

Community Involvement:
San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SD-SHRM)- Member 1997-2002, 2009-Present,
SDSHRM Board of Directors 2013-2014 – VP of Conferences, 2015 President-Elect, President 2016, 2017-2018 Immediate Past President/President Elect, 2020 President
Cal State San Marcos University Council 2012-present
San Diego Workforce Partnership Youth Council, 2008 – 2016
Second Chance/Strive – 2008-2012 – Board Affairs Chair, HR Committee Member, ED Search Committee Member,
Encanto Community Fund – Board Member 2000-2007
San Diego Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Award – 2010 & 2011 Judge
Executive Women International (EWI) 1992 – 1996

Heather is a 2009 winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” Award