With more than 20 years of experience in community and economic development, Heidi works on solving complex funding problems—her experience ranges from pedestrian trails to highways, wastewater to drinking water projects. As our senior funding leader, she leads a coordinated effort between finding and securing funding, building strong relationships, and identifying opportunities to provide greater value to clients.
Throughout her career, Heidi has successfully secured more than $160 million in grants for clients’ projects. Her experience in project development and securing affordable financing packages—including grants, legislative appropriations, and other financial incentive programs—has been a valuable resource in moving projects to a successful conclusion.
Heidi is a member of the Economic Development Association of Minnesota where she served on the Board of Directors from 2007-2016, including a term as president. She’s also a member of the Rotary Club of St. Cloud and Past Chair of the Career Solutions Workforce Development Board.