Our Friendly Staff of Solutionists

Steven Whitney - President

Steve Whitney has been owner and president of Whitney Medical Solutions since its founding in 1984.   He has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Cornell University and a Master of Management (MBA), cum laude, from Northwestern University, with concentrations in marketing, operations, and transportation.  Steve has a patent on WMS unique Test ‘N’ Toss disposable test tube rack design, and other patent applications on file.  He manages Whitney Medical Solutions along with its sister company, PeelMaster Packaging Corp., a custom converter of sterile medical packaging.  His background includes engineering experience for the Polaroid Corporation’s film division, as well as planning and marketing positions at W.W. Grainger.

Steve has been happily married for over 25 years, and has one daughter.  He is a private pilot of both land and seaplanes. 

Richa Patel - Customer



Barbara Mott - Marketing Coordinator

Barbara Mott has been the marketing coordinator for Whitney Medical Solutions since 2004. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University. Her background includes 10 years as a video producer for Polycom Productions in Chicago and 5 years as an independent producer for a number of Chicago ad agencies. Just prior to coming on board at Whitney, Barbara took a break from producing to fulfill a lifelong dream, opening Barbara’s Kitchen, a neighborhood restaurant in Edgebrook, on Chicago’s northwest side.

She has been married for 19 years, has one son and one daughter. When not working at Whitney, Barbara spends much of her time pursuing her passion for preparing delicious home cooked meals.