Director of Development
Heather brings over 20 years’ experience in fund development, marketing, and communications to The Youth Mental Health Project. She has held roles in local chapters of national nonprofit organizations, government agencies and educational programming. She has a BA in Liberal Studies / Communications from Thomas Edison State University; an MS in Marketing and Communications from Franklin University and has completed graduate coursework in Public Policy at Lehigh University.
She comes to The Youth Mental Health Project as a mom of 4 young adult children (living in 4 different states!), two of which have dealt with anxiety and depression issues throughout their teens and 20s.
Heather is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professional – Bluegrass Chapter and the Junior League of Lexington.
She resides in Eastern Kentucky with her husband. She enjoys traveling, gardening, cooking and collecting Depression-era glassware. She is also a cheerleader/supporter of Team USA – Rifle, as her youngest daughter is a member of the USA National Shooting team.