About Whiton House

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Oakleigh Ryan is founding Principal of Whiton House, a boutique management consultancy and engagement institute based in Janesville, Wisconsin. Prior to Whiton House, Oakleigh served as Knowledge Management leader for Studer Group, a consulting firm that was an early pioneer in evidence-based leadership and as Vice President for Service Excellence for a multi-hospital network with 16,000 employees. Her work experience includes both local and international perspectives as well having led Business Development for a multinational healthcare firm.

Oakleigh is at the heart of her work a coach working with a wide range of organizations and leaders to help bring clarity and structure to tackle strategic opportunities. Building on two decades of work, Oakleigh has utilized her strategy, leadership coaching and organization development experience to also bring a focus to community building. By aligning people, passion and ideas, Oakleigh helps bring all stakeholders to the table to execute local plans that ultimately work to improve quality of life.

Oakleigh has a BA from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard University. Oakleigh and her husband Tobin Ryan moved back to Tobin’s hometown of Janesville, WI in 2002 to raise their young family. She currently serves on the Boards of the Janesville Foundation, YMCA of Northern Rock County, Forward Janesville, and Janesville Performing Arts Center. She is also a steering team member of ARISENow, a public private partnership focused on Janesville’s multi-million-dollar downtown revitalization efforts.