Heidi has a unique professional background that includes nonprofit management and business development. Heidi’s experience allows her to appeal to the business perspective to why job creation brings value to every employer. She has a sibling with a developmental disability which has contributed to her lifelong commitment for an inclusive community. Heidi pursues collaborative initiatives to make change, including working with School Districts, the Federal Government, and Rotary clubs to increase opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Heidi has more than ten years of experience leading a team of employment consultants, job development, and program expansion in rural communities. She provides consultation and training to organizations on capacity building and job development. Heidi is Program Manager of Trillium Employment Services and a Certified Employment Professional.