Lanie Whitaker, Communications Chair

Bio: Lanie became Founder of Arrowhead Design Co. in May of 2016 after two tasking positions as an in-house graphic designer for a tech start-up in New Jersey and a publication company in North Carolina. Lanie received her Bachelors in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Design from USC Upstate and has used those skills and connections to build Arrowhead’s brand over the years. Today, Lanie is the President and oversees all digital and print media that Arrowhead produces. She also serves on the Spartanburg Community College Digital Design Board of Advisors and the Spartanburg Soup Kitchen Board of Advisors.

Hobbies: She enjoys camping, board game nights with friends, and honestly...working! 

Why SYP:  In 2018 Lanie won the Young Professional's in Communication Award, and also hosted a SYP event at her office downtown. The event gave Arrowhead the chance to network and showcase their skills as experts in their field. Both of these opportunities have led to new connections, therefore making the decision to join the SYP board an easy one for Lanie.

Why Spartanburg:  Lanie is a Spartanburg native who's always had a strong love for her hometown. Her company is revolved around Spartanburg and the growth of all of the businesses in the area. "The BURG" is Arrowhead's brand, and Lanie sports it proudly wherever she goes.

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