Whitney McManama

Whitney Mcmanama

Director of U.S. Research Operations

Direct: 617.316.9199
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Oliver Tower
125 High St., 17th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Whitney McManama is the Director of U.S. Research Operations for Robert Half Executive Search and is based in the firm’s Boston office.

In her current role, Whitney oversees the research department and is responsible for driving a leading-edge candidate identification process across the firm. Additionally, she works with senior leadership and clients in support of raising the firm’s strategic analysis capabilities in the market. Whitney also supports Managing Directors in their business development efforts with market research, compensation analysis and search strategy.


Whitney has extensive search experience as a recruiter and researcher. She began her career with Robert Half as a recruiting manager for The Creative Group. She then joined Executive Search as an Associate, where she worked to identify and recruit top talent at the executive level for client engagements.

Prior to joining Robert Half, Whitney spent several years in various roles in the legal and real estate management sectors.

Personal and Professional Activities

Whitney graduated cum laude from Harvard University, concentrating in the comparative study of religion. Outside of work, Whitney enjoys cooking, spending time with friends and family and running. One of her proudest accomplishments is finishing the Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.