Heather attended North Carolina State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology with a Minor in Accounting. Throughout her undergraduate studies, she worked in the accounting office for the Department of Plant Pathology. She returned to her alma mater to earn a Master of Accounting with a concentration in Enterprise Risk Management from North Carolina State University’s Pool College of Management in 2013.
Heather and her husband, Dustin, live in Pinehurst with their two sons, Dawson and Hunter Ridge, and their Scottish Terrier, Tucker. When she’s not working, she enjoys family adventures, gardening, and visiting the family mountain house.