Whitney Shelley
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Denbury Resources

Whitney Shelley is Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Denbury Resources, one of the largest oil-focused independent oil companies in the U.S. In this role, she leads the team responsible for the strategic direction of the organization as it relates to their employees located around the country. During her time with the organization, Denbury has been voted by their employees as one of the best places to work six years in a row.

Whitney Shelley has 20 years of experience holding various senior positions in Human Resources with a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions, Organizational Development and building world class HR organizations. She was recently recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas by the National Diversity Council.

Ms. Shelley holds a Bachelor of Science from The University of North Texas where she graduated Cum Laude. She is a Certified Microsoft Systems Engineer, PDI Executive Coach and was recognized by the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce as the Top Human Resources Professional of the Year. She is a board member for Sci-Tech Science Discover Center and is a mentor for the Professional Leadership Program at the University of North Texas.