Erin Horrell

Whitney Barrera

Vice President of Talent

Whitney Barrera is Vice President of Talent for Intelligent Waves. Whitney brings over 16 years of proven experience in recruiting Information technology’s best talent acquisitions for growing organizations. In her role, Whitney oversees all aspects of Intelligent Waves’ Talent Acquisition team.

Before joining Intelligent Waves, Barrera worked for Illuminate, a government contractor specializing in technology solutions. During her tenure, Barrera led the full life-cycle of Recruiting/Talent Acquisition and developed a new SkillBridge program to attract more Veteran employees. 

Whitney has extensive experience in recruiting and team building in the government sector. To encourage a diverse workforce, her expertise includes developing mentoring programs, employee development programs, and training events.

Barrera attended American University in Washington D.C., where she studied Foreign Languages, Communications and completed significant coursework in Organizational Development as well as Spanish. She is also a member of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Talent Acquisition Leadership Keynotes (TALK)