Heather joined Gateway Center for Giving as the Center Manager in 2017. In her role, she manages the organization's finances, including creating the annual budget. She is also tasked with monitoring memberships, planning Board and Committee meetings, and creating GCG's Annual Report and annual Capital Campaign Report.
Heather received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Truman State University and a Master's in Public Administration from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. While at SIUE, Heather was a member of two national honors societies, Pi Alpha Alpha and Phil Kappa Phi. She is also currently a member of the St. Louis chapter of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and FOCUS St. Louis. Heather is local to St. Louis and currently resides in St. Charles, Missouri with her husband and their rambunctious dogs Charlie and Cooper.