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Heather Kennedy


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For more than twenty years, Heather has delivered results. She drives engagement to ensure she gets stakeholder support. She analyzes complex organizational issues to identify opportunities and develop practical steps to deliver the desired results. Heather has the relationship skills to work well with people throughout the entire organization, always with an eye to achieving good outcomes.

Not surprisingly, Heather’s experience has enabled her to pick up an enviable array of business skills, too.

  • Process analysis and process improvement
  • Communication strategy and communication plans
  • Training, professional development, and coaching
  • Organizational design and workforce planning
  • Talent acquisition, talent development and employee engagement
  • Reporting results and managing budgets

Heather earned her BA degree in Liberal Arts from Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana. She also has MA degrees in Executive Coaching and Organizational Psychology, both from William James College in Boston. She’s is recognized as a Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP.)

Her professional purpose is to make work a place people want to be. “We spend too much time at work for it to be a place that doesn’t enrich us, feed our souls, and encourage us to be the best version of ourselves,” Heather said.

She leads an interesting life apart from work, too. In addition to being an avid traveler, Heather serves as editor of her family newsletter, The Beecher Family Bulletin. It’s been published regularly for more than 20 years, which is a rarity these days. “My extended family is vast, connected, and active with one another,” she notes.