Emerald Coast Chiropractic

Kathy Whidden, CEO

Kathy Whidden, wife of Dr. Ken and CEO of Emerald Coast Chiropractic, grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and attended the University of South Alabama. While living in Biloxi, MS, she worked in retail, restaurants, and casinos.  After a variety of career choices spanning from banking to dealing high stakes blackjack, she currently oversees all aspects of our practice, focusing primarily on insurance billing, collections, public relations and marketing. 

Her designations include: SFG Level 1 Kettlebell Instructor & TRX trainer.

Her hobbies include: running, softball, kickball & kettlebell training. 

Awards & Designations:

  • Destin Chamber of Commerce “Jim Nielson’s Award” 2013
  • Destin Chamber of Commerce “Business Person(s) of the Year” 2015
  • Selected as “Best in Destin” in 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018 by VIP Destin Magazine’s Reader Poll
  • Selected as “Best of the Emerald Coast” for 2004 & 2005 by Emerald Coast Magazine’s Reader’s Poll

Since moving to Destin, Kathy has been involved with community organizations such as  the Kiwanis Club of Destin, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Take Stock in Children, Children’s Advocacy Center, Children in Crisis, Ronald McDonald House, Destin Relay For Life, Destin YMCA Destin Chamber of Commerce and Walton Area Chamber of Commerce.                     

She is currently active serving as a board member of the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation & Walton Area Chamber of Commerce.  She is a former board member for the Destin Area Chamber of Commerce.  She has also mentored for the Okaloosa County School District and is trained as an Okaloosa County CERT member (Certified Emergency Response Team).




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