Heather is a small business owner, is a tech project manager, and is an active part of her community. She was raised by a single mom of five and was the first to graduate from college in her family. Her love of learning brought her to South Carolina where she earned her Master’s from the University of South Carolina with a focus on ethical production.
Heather has served on the Congaree Vista Guild, Harvest Hope Producers, Columbia Design League, Nickelodeon Theatre boards, was Google Women Techmaker lead for her city and has run Google Startup weekends while serving as a mentor at the University of South Carolina’s Start-Up Incubator helping other entrepreneurs see their dreams come to reality. She founded Columbia Women in Tech and other meet-ups pushing for more inclusion within the technology and start-up industries.
Heather is a change maker, believing that if you can get better 1% every day you can achieve anything. She is running to serve with a strong voice of equity, transparency, and collaboration. She will bring that focus and drive to the South Carolina State House.