Senior Vice President, PR – Messaging, Writing & Media Relations

Heather is a senior communications and media relations professional with public relations experience in corporate, financial and public affairs. An award-winning writer, Heather specializes in crafting corporate messaging, newsletters, website content, press releases, annual reports, sustainability reports, quarterly earnings conference call scripts and industry conference presentations. She has served clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to government and non-profit organizations. Heather was a senior communications advisor and executive speech-writer for KB Home, one of the nation’s largest homebuilders. She was also a Vice President at Sard Verbinnen & Co. in New York City, where she implemented corporate positioning programs and financial/ investor relations outreach for clients in a variety of industries. She was actively involved with special situations including mergers, acquisitions, and initial public offerings. Previously, Heather was an Account Supervisor with Edelman Public Relations Worldwide in the firm’s New York based Public Affairs group. There she assisted foreign governments including Korea, Israel, and Mexico with trade and investment promotion campaigns in the U.S. She began her career organizing public relations and fundraising events for select gubernatorial and mayoral candidates in California and completed an internship at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC. Heather graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego.