Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams spearheads our Investing in YOU strategy to make King County a place where all employees have the tools, support, and opportunity to do their best work for our community. Whitney is a member of the Senior Leadership Team for King County Executive Dow Constantine. She has extensive knowledge and experience working on human resources and labor issues, with more than 15 years as a union negotiator where she also led negotiations for the King County Coalition of Unions. She is responsible for building strong and successful labor-management partnerships, and both the Office of Labor Relations and Department of Human Resources report to her. She also works to embed the principles of Equity and Social Justice into the way employees work and are treated, and was a founding member of the Metro Transit’s Partnership to Achieve Comprehensive Equity (PACE).