Place of Employment: Solid Rock Financial
Job Title: Financial Professional
Years with Company: 1 Year
Hometown: Bemidji, MN
Role in the YP Network: Professional Development Team & Entertainment Committee for Growth Summit
What does the committee feel she contributes to YPN? (Statement by Team Co-leads)
“Heather has been very involved with the Professional Development (PD) Team since joining the network. She has a passion for providing educational/PD opportunities to members in a social, fun way. Recently, she coordinated the YP Salsa Making Fiesta – bringing together YP members for an evening of salsa and margarita making, and salsa dance lessons. Heather is a committed team member who comes to all meetings with ideas, a positive attitude and a willingness to help where needed. We are very lucky to have her brains, drive and passion on the PD team!”
Why do you feel it is important to be part of the network? Young Professionals brings together individuals in the business community to network with people in similar and different professions. YP offers many types of events whether you are looking for a fun way to network, professional development or maybe you want an opportunity to volunteer. If you are looking to get more involved with the network there are many teams you can join.
How do you spend your free time? I am married and my husband and I have 3 boys. We are very busy bringing them to their sporting events which include hockey, baseball, basketball, football and soccer. I also enjoy spending time with friends and river activity in the summer.
Are you involved in other organizations in the community? I am involved with Stilleto group where we give our time to different service organizations throughout the year. These include community action, Soup Kitchen, Welcome House and Rebuilding Bismarck/Mandan. I am also in the Women’s Leadership Group through the Center of Technology and Business. I stay active in a variety of Chamber of Commerce events as well.
What is your favorite quote? “No one achieves success alone, it always requires someone to give us something we could not give ourselves or do something we could not have done alone.”