Whitney Friesen graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2012 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in human resources. In 2013, she obtained her designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).
Prior to joining Smythe in 2016, Whitney spent over three years coordinating professional development programs for the Human Resources Management Association. Now in her role as Human Resources Advisor, Whitney plays a key role in the recruitment of new talent, coordinating training, championing team culture and supporting the overall HR function.
Outside of work, Whitney is an avid traveler and enjoys spending time outdoors, going to events and shows and trying out new restaurants.