Nichol Whiteman is Executive Director of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation where she oversee programs, charitable giving, and fundraising for the official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. With nearly ten years of non-profit leadership experience, Nichol has worked in both the corporate and non-profit industry finding her home in the non-profit space where she enjoys working to enhance opportunities for underserved youth.
Prior to joining the Dodgers, Whiteman served as Executive Director of College Summit’s California region. Her previous positions included Vice President, Development and Communications (2011-13) for LA’s Promise, the Jackie Robinson Foundation (2006-2011), the Earl Graves Publishing Company/Black Enterprise Magazine (2000-2006) as Director, Group Sales and Sponsorship, Essence Magazine (1999-2000) as Manager, Sales Promotions and Merchandising, and J.P. Morgan Chase (1998-99) as Marketing Analyst, marketing strategy and communications.
Upon earning a Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) scholarship, Whiteman entered Spelman College in Atlanta and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in Management & Organization.
In addition to her JRF Scholarship, Whiteman was named Spelman Class of 1998 Businesswoman of the Year, earned the 2005 LEAD Program in Business Leaders of Tomorrow Award, and in 2010 was honored as Woman of Inspiration Honoree by The Wave.
Whiteman is a member of the JRF alumni association, LEAD Program in Business alumni, United Negro College Fund alumni and members of the JP Morgan Chase Alumni, National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, and the National Black MBA Association.
She has served on a number of boards, including the Executive Leadership Team at the American Heart Association Go Red Campaign, the advisory board of the Black Enterprise Woman of Power Conference, the Board of Directors for the IDefine Foundation, advisory member of The Positive Results Corporation, and serves on the National Advisory Council of A Better Chance Inc and the Southern California Advisory Board of College Summit.
Whiteman’s family immigrated to New York City from Jamaica. She earned a scholarship to attend a boarding high school in Connecticut where she excelled in soccer and caught the attention of acclaimed scholarship organizations.
Whiteman lives in Inglewood with her husband Timothy and their two young sons Timothy Jr. and Nicholas.