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Heather has over 20 years of Human Resources experience, with 18 of those serving the Higher Education sector. In 1997, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a major in Human Resources Management and minor in Economics. Heather completed her Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Ohio University in 2003. As a lifelong lover of learning, working in Higher Education has been a fulfilling career. Prior to moving to Lexington, Heather worked for 16 years at her Alma Mater, Ohio University, in various HR roles. In 2016, Heather joined Hanna Resource Group as a consultant serving primarily as the HR Director for a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing firm. In 2018, Heather returned to Higher Education and joined the Kentucky Community and Technical College System in Versailles. Her current role is serving as Director of Employment and Compensation for KCTCS. Heather is a certified Human Resources Senior Professional (SHRM-SCP), is certified by World@Work as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and is a member of National SHRM.

Heather is native to Middleport, OH and relocated to Lexington in June 2014 when her husband transferred to TMMK. She and her husband, Jay, have three daughters. Peyton is a Junior at Randolph-Macon College, Drew is a Sophomore at Ohio University (Go Bobcats), and Alexis is in the 8th Grade at Beaumont Middle School. In their spare time, Heather and her husband like to exercise, travel, and watch sports (especially Ohio State Football).

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