Whitney McManama

Whitney Mcmanama

Manager of North American Research Operations

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


Whitney McManama is the manager of North American research operations for Robert Half Executive Search. Based in the firm’s Boston office, she provides research and market intelligence across a wide range of sectors for executive operations, financial, sales and marketing, human resources, information technology, engineering, and legal search projects for all RHES North American offices.


Whitney began her career with Robert Half in 2015 as a recruiting manager for The Creative Group. In April 2017, she joined RHES as a search associate where she worked to identify and acquire top talent at the executive level for client engagements.

In her current role, Whitney oversees the research department and supports all RHES North American offices by developing targeted research and data mining strategies to provide candidate identification, as well as industry and market knowledge, for individual search projects. Whitney is also responsible for supporting the managing directors and principals with market research and strategies to drive business development efforts and plays an active role in building and maintaining a database of competitive industry and market knowledge.

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 in 2006, concentrating in the Comparative Study of Religion. Outside of work, Whitney enjoys volunteering for the Ellie Fund, being a member of the Junior League of Boston and running. One of her proudest accomplishments is finishing the 2014 Boston Marathon as part of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team.