Department of Business, Accounting and Economics
Adjunct Faculty Member
The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 2004
The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, MBA, 2003
Brigham Young University, B.A. in Economics and English, 1999
- Communications and negotiations
- Legal environment of business
- Performance appraisal and compensation
Denton Whitney is a conflict coach, negotiator, mediator, and legacy planner dedicated to helping individuals and groups create value, accountability, collaboration, and trust. He regularly provides training on collaboration and conflict management and has been an invited speaker and consultant for multiple multinational organizations, including the World Bank. He has held numerous leadership positions, including serving as director of Ohio State University’s Center for IT Innovation in Healthcare and has previously held adjunct faculty positions at Ohio State University and Antioch University-McGregor. He currently serves on the board of the Capital City Organization Development Network.
As founder of Whitney Mediation & Legal Counsel, LLC, Mr. Whitney helps individuals master their legacies through personalized estate and business planning and negotiation and conflict management services. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Otterbein University since 2004, regularly teaching the MBA Communication & Negotiations course. He has also taught Legal Environment of Business and Performance Appraisal & Compensation courses.
Mr. Whitney holds a certificate in dispute resolution and a law degree from The Ohio State University College of Law, where he graduated in 2004. While there, he served as business editor of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, received awards for his papers on alternative dispute resolution, and earned first place in the annual negotiation competition. He also holds an MBA from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, where he graduated in 2003. In business school, he majored in strategy, received the college's highest award, and won an award for "Best Q&A" in the Big 10 Case Competition. Mr. Whitney received his bachelor's degree in economics and English from Brigham Young University in 1999.