Partnership and Volunteer Specialist
As DECA's Partnership + Volunteer Specialist, Whitney Milbourne leads our portfolio of corporate and association partners to enhance their engagement at all levels within DECA. Whitney has served as a business and marketing instructor and DECA advisor at Orange County High School in Virginia for eight years. In that role, Whitney partnered with local businesses to develop projects and incentives designed to enhance lectures and student engagement. She served on the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) curriculum team to re-write curriculum for Principles of Business and Fashion Marketing. Whitney was named the Orange County High School Teacher of the Year in 2020. Prior to her career in education, Whitney served in commercial sales manager roles for nearly five years, in which she identified leads, coordinated prospecting, and developed relationships with commercial clients. Whitney holds a B.S. in Marketing Management, with a minor in Global Business, from Virginia Tech.