President & Founder
Heather is a celebrated Coach, Educator, Facilitator, and Speaker. She encourages individuals, from executives to educators to moms and dads, to not just live – but create lives that are dynamic and contributing. Working with teams, from corporate to non-profit, Heather draws out fresh ideas and actionable forward momentum. She holds an M.A. in Educational Leadership and a Ph.D. in Public Service Leadership, which specifically explores coaching for the woman’s journey. Her extensive global experience in educational consulting offers unique perspectives and helpful tools to support individuals in identifying potential as well as set goals. As a Professional Coach, Heather serves her clients by drawing out their internal strength and motivated direction. She is the Founder and President of Arise&Be, LLC., which supports individuals, groups, and organizations in the empowerment and development of women. She is a clear thinking partner while promoting creativity, passion, and growth. The highlight for her is a life well lived. Heather enjoys life in Northern California with her husband and two children.