About Whiton House


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Oakleigh Ryan is a strategist, communication and organizational development coach. In 2010 she founded Whiton House, a boutique consultancy and engagement institute to help organizations and leaders achieve their goals. Prior to Whiton House, Oakleigh served as Vice-President of Service Excellence for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, a faith-based healthcare system with 16,000 employees and as Knowledge Management leader for Studer Group, a national consulting firm. Her work experience includes both local and international perspectives having spent four years in Europe launching private/public partnerships in the clinical laboratory sector for SmithKline Beecham.

Oakleigh is an active member of the community whether in her capacity as a board member or advisor to many local not-for-profits and foundations.

A graduate of Stanford University, Oakleigh earned her MBA from Harvard University. Oakleigh and her husband Tobin Ryan moved to Tobin’s hometown of Janesville, WI in 2002 to raise their two children, Murray and Mac.