Heather is the Chief Growth Officer for Lawson Associates, Inc. As a career nonprofit executive, Heather learned firsthand what motivated donors to support a cause, and is helping Lawson Associates provide their clients with
proven market-driven solutions to help them reach their realistic fundraising goals.
Heather began her professional career serving as the Executive Director of the Rotary Club of Dallas and the Dallas Rotary Club Foundation. Heather went on to join Philanthropic Horizons, a DFW fundraising professional
services organization, as a Senior Associate, and helped a number of nonprofit organizations effectively implement their fundraising campaigns.
Leveraging her experience at the Rotary Club and Philanthropic Horizon, Heather became a Principal at Rise 360 Consulting in Dallas providing her clients with innovative and market-driven solutions to their philanthropic needs. With over 13 years of experience of serving nonprofits and their clients, she has helped numerous organizations raise funds for their causes and expand their narrative.
In addition to the years of professional experience, Heather has had with nonprofit organizations, she brings to Lawson Associates a strong commitment to her community by being a member of the Rotary Club of
Dallas, PEO International, an advisor with Gifting Brands, Trustee with Dallas Rotary Club Foundation, and sits on a committee with Dallas RTHT.
Heather is a graduate of Texas Tech University and has certifications in Organizational Analysis from Stanford University and the Center of Nonprofit Management. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising