- Graduated from Rock Valley College in 1996 with Associates in Applied Science of Nursing
- Graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 2009 with BSN
- Graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 2017 with MSN
- ANCC-Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
- Certified Operating Room Nurse
- Member of Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
- Member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Heather is a native of the Rockford area. She graduated from Hononegah High School in 1991. She has volunteered in the Rockton community for many years for multiple organizations. She has over 20 years of experience as a Registered nurse in many areas including post-surgical, intensive care, trauma, and cardiac. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in Pain management.