Employee Spotlight: Whitney Venegoni, Nurse Practitioner

Employee Spotlight


Whitney VenegoniWe are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun, new way.

Name: Whitney Venegoni, APRN, FNP-BC

Department: Medical

Title: Nurse Practitioner

Primary work location: Olathe Fire Department/Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC?  

Two years.

How did you get into your field of work?

My grandma was ill when I was young. The way the nurses made us feel stuck with me. I knew I wanted to be one!

Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?

I speak English and Spanish and started learning ASL recently.

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?

Whitney Venegoni and family“A year from now you will wish you had started today.”

What values are important to you?

Values that are important to me are compassion, respect and positivity.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

I’m training jiu-jitsu!

What is on your “bucket” list?

I would like to get my black belt and enjoy lots of travel and adventure with my family and friends.

What is your favorite food?

Depends on the day! Cheeseburgers, tamales, pizza…

What is your favorite movie?

“Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Anything with Audrey Hepburn.

What is your favorite hobby?

I like to do anything outdoors and baking.

Are you an animal lover?  If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?

Yes!  I have a 150-pound Newfoundland named Sarge and a 13-pound mini dachshund named Ellie. Ellie is 100 percent in charge.