Working at Whitney
Founded in 1904, Whitney Brothers® invented wood furniture for Early Learning and Institutional Childcare. Our rich heritage blends old world craftsmanship with state-of-the-art CNC manufacturing technology to create award-winning products of uncompromising quality, design, safety, durability and value. We are very proud of the company culture and sense of community we have built over 115 years in this business. Our dedication to great craftsmanship, open dialogue, trust and companionship, combined with our facility in Keene, New Hampshire, provide a fantastic working environment. Your success is our success.
Bob Theall, Plant Manager
Bob is a native of Pepperell Massachusetts. Bob moved to New Hampshire when he met the love of his life Diane, who he has been married to for over 35 years. Bob holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management from Franklin Pierce University that he earned while raising his 3 children. He and Diane also have 3 grand children with whom they enjoy spending as much time as possible. They are currently waiting for the delivery of their 4th grandchild. While not working Bob enjoys golfing, hunting with his sons (and soon grandchildren), fishing, and spending time at the ocean. Bob and Diane live in Fitzwilliam NH.
Stephanie Galford, Assembly Specialist
Stephanie grew up in Las Vegas before moving to Keene NH in 2003 to be closer to family, where her mother and brothers still reside. Stephanie has been a part of the Whitney Brothers® team since 2012. Since joining the company she has become an integral part of the assembly team. She is an energetic and down to earth person who strives to be her best in and out of work. Stephanie is a very proud mother to her son Jorden. She loves spending quality time with her son and her many nieces and nephews. Stephanie also enjoys hiking, fishing and all around living life to the fullest!
Sally Mooney, Materials Coordinator
Sally is a lifelong native of Gilsum, NH, where she grew up with three brothers and one sister and a large extended family scattered throughout New England. Strong family values are important to her, which also extend to her network of friends. Sally worked for several local area woodworking companies prior to joining Whitney Brothers® in 2004, where she enjoys her colleagues and the team environment very much. When she isn’t working, Sally enjoys pursuits that include wood crafts, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, kayaking, four-wheeling, fishing and hiking. It’s not uncommon to find her behind a magnifying glass studying old coins. She has traveled to 43 states so far, and hopes to one day visit all 50.
Christine Swanson, Human Resources Manager
Chris is a lifelong New Hampshire native and 16-year employee of Whitney Brothers®. She holds two Associate degrees: One in Office Administration from Greenfield Community College in 1995, and the other in Accounting that she earned from Franklin Pierce University while employed full-time at the company. Chris and Carl, her husband of 25 years, live in Fitzwilliam. They have two grown children, Renee and Carl, and a grandson Bruce and granddaughter Evelyn. When she isn’t at work Chris enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being active at the gym, hiking, walking, and navigating obstacle courses.
Some of our benefits include:
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Life/AD&D Insurance
- Dependent Life Insurance
- Vacation Time
- Earned Time
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- 401K Profit Sharing Plan
- Bereavement Funeral Leave
- Nine Paid Holidays
- Direct Deposit
*It is important to note that some of our benefits vary depending on employment status. Additionally, there is an eligibility waiting period for most benefits. The above is intended to provide a general overview of the many benefits offered by Whitney Brothers®. Specific questions related to benefits should be directed to the Human Resources Department.
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Whitney Brothers is a Safe and Equal Opportunity Workplace
- Whitney Brothers has a strong commitment to provide a safe, healthy, and productive drug/alcohol free workplace. Applicants must have a negative drug test result prior to employment.
- Whitney Brothers is committed to equal opportunity and proud to be affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, sex (including pregnancy), color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by applicable state and federal law. EEO Is the Law. Whitney Brothers and all of its subsidiary companies are committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources for assistance.