Dr. Rebecca White
One of 2019’s Most Influential Corporate Board Members
Senior board director
Dr. Rebecca White has 30 years of experience on public, private, and not-for-profit boards.
She has served:
Through recent roles, she has been instrumental in areas such as assessing prospective acquisitions, guiding companies as they prepare for and transition after acquisition, helping lead significant re-branding efforts, and advising on vertical integration through strategic acquisitions and digital innovation.
Dr. White is also an active member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and Women Corporate Directors.
Selected board roles
Her current board roles include:
Past roles include:
Dr. White is the Director of the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center at the University of Tampa. She is also the Founder and CEO of Whiteboard Advising, LLC which helps companies of any size develop entrepreneurial mindset and boost innovation.
Selected awards and recognition
Lifetime Achievement (2017)
Max S. Wortman, Jr. Award for Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship
This award is presented in recognition of a lifetime in entrepreneurial achievement that encompasses the ideals of entrepreneurial activity – through new venturing, corporate venturing, or social venturing. Dr. White is one of 22 recipients.
Professor of the Year (2017)
Women and Minority Special Interest Group
USASBE Fellow (2015)
Justin G. Longenecker Fellow
Selection as a USASBE Justin G. Longenecker Fellow is the highest recognition that the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) gives to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development, furtherance and benefit of small and medium businesses. Dr. White is one of 84 people to have received it.