Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Whit graduated from Prescott College in Prescott, Arizona with a liberal arts degree in Adventure Education with a minor in Photography. After college, Whit lived and worked in New Zealand, Australia, and all over the Western United States. Whit is a three time graduate of NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School), a prestigious wilderness education program.
After several years of coaching and teaching, Whit joined the corporate world and lifestyle in Louisville Ky. He worked for an orthopedic company in sales and in the hospital for several years. Whit said, “I went from literally climbing mountains out west to standing in the knee and hip surgeries, only to find out what was really important to me.