Meet Terrell

Author of "The First 365"

Terrell L. Whitener is a native of St Louis, Missouri. Terrell received his Bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University and his Master’s degree from Webster University.

Terrell recently retired after a 44 year career that included successful careers in hospitality (Marriott International) Government (State of Missouri) as well as the Carboline Company.

Terrell was Co-Founder of Productive Workforce Development where he served as Managing Partner of this Workforce Development and consulting firm. Productive Workforce Development worked alongside the Department of Justice during President George W Bush administration to help make the Second Chance Act and successful Prisoner Re-entry programs a reality, Terrell also founded the National Offender and Missouri Offender Workforce Development Conferences before stepping aside to take care of his late wife Robyn. Recently Terrell added author to his list of accomplishments with the release of his first book The First 365 “Learning to Live After Loss” published by AuthorHouse a division of Random House Publishing.

Terrell has one son Matthew is a successful sportswriter and radio personality with a growing national following,