Whitney Ertel will serve as the new executive director of the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet effective May 31. Most recently Ertel served as the chief business officer and chief communications officer for the Department of Workforce Development where she helped drive strategic agency initiatives, enhanced partner collaboration, and oversaw DWD marketing and communications efforts. Before her role with DWD, Ertel worked for international public relations consulting firms in New York, San Francisco and London. She also spent close to six years working for IU Health as the director of public relations and social media.