Whitney began her regulatory career in 2017 working with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services within the Office of Legal Counsel and the Division of Public Health writing administrative code on behalf of the state agency and auditing local health departments. Next, she worked as a Regulatory Compliance Attorney for a health insurance company based in Wisconsin, where she led operational responses to new federal and state legislation, administrative code, and guidance. This included creating the non-quantitative treatment limitation (NQTL) comparative analysis required under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) as codified under the Consolidated Appropriations Act. In 2022, Whitney became the Assistant Legal Supervisor of the CCIIO MHPAEA NQTL audit team after joining the team in 2021 as a Senior Regulatory Compliance Analyst.
Whitney earned her Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies & Sociology from Winona State University, a Master of Public Health from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School. She is a member of the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society (IRES) and holds the Certified Insurance Examiner (CIE), Fellow, Academy for Healthcare Management (FAHM), and Market Conduct Management (MCM) designations. Whitney is a licensed attorney and works and resides near Madison, Wisconsin.