Heather is a Maryland native and proud Terp alum, class of 2011. After receiving her B.A. in English, she began a career in higher education. She has spent nearly a decade as a communications and marketing professional, previously serving as a marketing manager at the UMBC, a marketing communications specialist at Laureate Education and a communications assistant at The George Washington University. She brings a strong mix of skills, including, but not limited to, email marketing, public relations, and social media. Excited to return to her alma mater, Heather looks forward to assisting with the development and implementation of strategies, initiatives and marketing and communication plans aimed at increasing the visibility of the College of Education. 

In her spare time, Heather enjoys writing short stories, playing tennis, politics, and home renovation. She has travelled extensively, visiting 19 states and 20 countries so far.