Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, Heather graduated with a political science degree from UofSC, in 2010. Since graduating, Heather has worked in public service and corporate sectors, with focuses on training, brand strategy, project management, and fundraising. She is now the Principal Consultant of Strategic Public Relations Consulting, a consultancy that supports businesses, nonprofits, and political organizations with internal and external communications needs. She is a board member of the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council, mentors with Perfect Pearlz, Inc., and volunteers with her church. Heather finds purpose in helping others improve their professional skills to become the success stories that they were born to be.