Janet L. Duncan

Human Resources Director

Janet Duncan is a director of Warren Whitney with more than 25 years of extensive human resources and compensation management experience focusing on long-term, competitive strategies to attract, retain, and engage top talent and achieve cost management. Janet provides a full range of HR consulting services and strategic solutions and often serves in an interim HR director role for our clients.

Roles & Areas of Expertise:

  • Interim HR Director
  • Executive Recruiting & Search Services
  • Compensation Consulting
  • Human Resources & Compliance Audits
  • Employment/Staffing
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Focus Groups
  • Culture Definition
  • Change Management
  • Compliance, Process Improvement & Policy Development
  • Leadership Development & Counsel
  • Investigations

Education & Certifications:

  • MS in Human Resources Management, Georgia State University
  • BS in Sociology & Research, University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • Empowered Workforce Certification
  • Hay Job Evaluation Certification
  • Certified Targeted Selection Behavioral-based Interviewer/Trainer
  • National Human Resources Certifications & Facilitator

Professional & Volunteer Associations:

  • Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), Richmond chapter & National chapter, Member
  • Williamsburg Community Chapel, Volunteer
  • Williamsburg Christian Academy, Volunteer
  • World Vision, Volunteer

Janet is a trusted counselor to our clients with an experienced outside viewpoint that helps her develop customized solutions for each client that provide a clear direction to company goals and objectives.

Janet’s specialties are implementing HR projects and processes including acquisition/merger compensation, performance management, employment/staffing, and training/development.  She enjoys rolling up her sleeves whether in an interim HR management role or working on a short-term project.

Janet’s primary focus throughout her career has been with Fortune 500 companies at the corporate, regional, and manufacturing/distribution work environment levels. Her industry experience spans manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, energy (oil & coal), consumer products, social services, education, and associations.

Prior to joining Warren Whitney, Janet helped numerous organizations as a senior HR consultant, including Westmoreland Coal Company, Performance Food Group, and McKesson. She also served in HR leadership roles for SC Johnson, Kraft Foods, and BP Amoco.