CEO, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation
Local Board Member, Los Angeles
Nichol Whiteman is CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation where she oversees operations, programs, charitable giving and fundraising for the official charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. With nearly ten years of non-profit leadership experience, Whiteman’s efforts have led to a has worked in both the corporate and non-profit industry, finding her home in the nonprofit 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. Additionally, her previous positions include Vice President, Development and Communications for LA’s Promise, VP/Western Region Officer for the Jackie Robinson Foundation , the Earl Graves Publishing Company/Black Enterprise Magazine as Director, Group Sales and Sponsorship, Essence Magazine as Manager, Sales Promotions and Merchandising and J.P. Morgan Chase as a Marketing Analyst.
Whiteman entered Spelman College in Atlanta upon earning a Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in Management & Organization. She was named Spelman Class of 1998 Businesswoman of the Year, earned the 2005 LEAD Program in Business Leaders of Tomorrow Award, in 2010 was honored as Woman of Inspiration Honoree by The Wave and in 2015 was honored by the National Urban League Young Professionals of Los Angeles. Whiteman is an alumni of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, the LEAD Program in Business, the United Negro College Fund.
Whiteman 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 Advisory Boards for New Teacher Center, Covington Capital , Positive Coaching Alliance and College Summit Southern California.
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. She currently resides in Inglewood with her husband Timothy and their two young sons Timothy Jr. and Nicholas.