Office Coordinator & Financial Manager, Hart Leadership Program

Heather started her career at Duke University as a development associate for the Nasher Museum of Art where she played a vital role in membership management and gift records, as well as assisting with the many extraordinary events held at the museum, from Family Days to concerts on the lawn and the annual Gala.

Her move to the Sanford School of Public Policy placed her right by the main entrance where it was her pleasure to meet and greet all who passed through those doors. She also had was the staff assistant to a number of faculty members and the central office staff.

Heather’s next career hop was with the Sanford School Career Services office where she helped ensure a smooth flow in the office as students came and went each day and was instrumental in maintaining the Career Services job database.

Her latest career move is with the Hart Leadership Program. HLP challenges students to practice the art of leadership in public life. As the Office Coordinator and Financial Manager, she will assist Gunther Peck and the HLP faculty and staff as they guide undergrads through HLP. She will also support the Hart Fellows, recent Duke graduates that participate in 10-month fellowships with organizations that are facing complex social, political and humanitarian problems.

Heather hails from the northeast, but has been a resident of North Carolina since 1996 She loves her Durham home and is glad to be able to use her powers for good as a member of the Sanford School and as part of the greater Duke community.