Leighanne White joined Cable in April 2017 and is relatively new to the organization. She decided to join Cable because it provided her with the opportunity to meet and learn from successful women in the area. It has been four years since Leighanne moved to Nashville from Pennsylvania, and Cable has allowed her to expand both her professional and social networks and connect with a diverse group of female leaders.
We asked Leighanne a variety of questions about her professional background, one of which was what she considers to be the most single defining moment of her career.
“Having the courage to leave my laboratory-based job and begin an office job when my education and past professional job experience had all been in a lab setting. Though it was difficult and a bit scary, it was the best decision I could have made because it allowed me to grow professionally, develop new skills and discover strengths I did not know I had. I also learned that I am not defined by my college degree or past job experience and that, with hard work and determination, I can achieve anything I set my mind to.”
Leighanne also credited a lot of her success and inspiration to her role model. “My mother-in-law is a professional role model for me and also a mentor in all aspects of my life. She is hardworking, never tiring and extremely ambitious. She is a great listener and an admirable leader. I consider myself very lucky to be able to learn from her experiences as a business owner, CEO, mother, wife, sister and friend.”
Leighanne White is an implementation specialist at HealthStream. She works with a collaborative team to set up projects for client–patient satisfaction surveys. Her duties include organizing and implementing project changes to ongoing surveys, and managing and updating project documentation of standard operating procedures.
Thanks for taking the initiative to join Cable, Leighanne! We appreciate you and your commitment to our mission.