Whitney George is a tycoon with an eye for the whimsical. He owns Playland at the Beach, Sutro Baths and Cliff House and draws upon an international network of agents, talent scouts and dealers to source new ideas from around the world.
Whitney has become something of a “free-exhibits ambassador to the Philippines”, searching for exotic shells; while an agent in Switzerland searches for antique music boxes. Through his network of “free” exhibits, Whitney is at the epicenter of this bustling trade.
Early Life and Education
One minute Whitney could be singing in a musical, the next she’s focused on getting her biology degree at East Central University. A graduate of Latta High School and member of the ECU Honors Program, Whitney has achieved great success in life.
George Whitney was raised among several San Francisco amusement park concessionaires, such as Playland, Sutro Baths and Cliff House.
He and his brother Leo began the business in the early 1920s, developing a quick finish photo process and opening a shooting gallery in Melbourne, Australia. As an influential leader within amusement industry, he played an instrumental role.
Whitney George has an extensive career in finance. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Sprott Inc. and Senior Portfolio Manager for Sprott Asset Management USA; previously, he was co-chief investment officer at Royce & Associates LLC in New York.
He has held various leadership roles within investment research firms such as Dominick & Dominick Inc., WR Lazard & Laidlaw Inc. in Hamilton, Bermuda; Laidlaw Adams & Peck in Belgium; and Oppenheimer & Co. throughout his career he has focused on developing global investment strategies.
He has also developed an expertise in nutrition and health. As a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS-C), an AFPA certified nutrition and wellness consultant, and member of the Institute for Functional Medicine, his knowledge base continues to expand.
Achievements and Honors
Whitney George has had a storied career in the arts and entertainment industry. She has earned numerous awards and honors throughout her life.
Musician Amy Sheppard has created and performed a wide variety of works, such as operas, staged multimedia works, chamber music and more. Her compositions explore the emotional landscape between tragedy and ecstasy; fragility and strength.
She has collaborated with many New York City-based new music ensembles, conducting the conTEMPO orchestra and Face the Music Youth Orchestra. Additionally, her work has been showcased at venues such as Guggenheim Museum and Symphony Space.
In the academic realm, she has earned both the Sampson Fine Arts Prize and Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award for her dedication to history and community engagement.
Whitney George is an award-winning composer, conductor, and interdisciplinary artist who works across various media. Her music blurs the boundaries between concert performance, installation art, and theater to create immersive experiences that encourage collaboration throughout all stages of creation.
She holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, CT and is also working towards becoming a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS-C), an AFPA Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, as well as working as a Functional Nutrition Resident with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald, ND. With her client-centric, gut health approach she has helped hundreds of healing success stories come true for her clients. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors enjoying Mother Nature’s wisdom; currently living on a wooded property near Berks County with her husband Derek and son Kaiden.
Whitney George is an acclaimed American comedian, actress, writer, director, producer and podcaster. Additionally, she enjoys immense social media success with millions of followers across all her platforms.
She began her career as a stand-up comedian and quickly rose to fame for her roles on TV shows. Nowadays, she hosts multiple podcasts and has amassed an enormous fortune through this endeavor.
She is also an accomplished businesswoman, boasting a net worth of $40 million due to her incredible work as a comedian, actress and producer.