Heather is the Global Lead for VilCap Communities at Village Capital. Prior to joining the team, Heather worked as an attorney advisor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where she provided legal support to the Agency's efforts to help individuals and state and local governments recover from disasters. Before that role, Heather served as the Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator of FEMA, implementing strategic initiatives and providing communication support. She began her career with FEMA as a Presidential Management Fellow. Heather holds a J.D. from SUNY at Buffalo Law School, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and a B.A. in International Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University.