Heather is the Vice President of National Initiatives for Alignment Nashville, overseeing the Alignment USA network and the Nashville Hub. She is a graduate of Belmont University and joined Alignment Nashville in 2012 after having worked in children’s health for over twelve years. Her experience includes non-profit management, medical practice management, volunteer management and grant writing. While working with a regional, multi-office pediatric practice, Heather implemented a program to provide incentives to employees for volunteering in their communities and was instrumental in the creation of the practice’s non-profit foundation. As director of a non-profit foundation dedicated to children’s health, she implemented a program designed to provide health and wellness education to families in faith-based and community centers. Heather is proud to be a Reading is Fundamental (RIF) volunteer in MNPS Elementary Schools.