Career Highlights

  • Volunteer of the Year, San Diego North Business Chamber
  • Board Member, Specialty Contractors Council, San Diego Building Industry Association
  • President’s Club, Avitus Group
  • Senior Business Development Specialist, Avitus Group

Widney Hawthorne

Senior Business Development Specialist

Life Title:



Herrin, Illinois

Current Location:

San Diego, California


I love the people I work with and the long-term relationships we have built. Serving members and meeting potential members while working alongside my peers at Avitus Group is very rewarding. I enjoy helping our members grow their businesses.


I enjoy strengthening my community by helping others. The world and our needs are always changing. I believe the opportunities to volunteer present themselves as we are prepared to answer.


As a member of the business development team, I am constantly challenged to learn new technologies to better assist our members. I love to keep learning. As we introduce new services, Avitus Group allows me to grow professionally.

On the Horizon

I would like to push myself by learning to be more proficient with technology, continuing to be a better communicator and setting a great example through attaining my goals within the company. I welcome the opportunity to mentor others on networking, sales, resume writing, interviewing, healthcare and event planning.