Heather Kinder became our Founders Affiliate Executive Vice President on April 1, 2015.
Prior, Heather served as our Affiliate Development Officer, beginning in January 2014. In that role, she was responsible for volunteer recruitment and management, corporate engagement, corporate sponsorship and Youth Market across our eight-state region.
Heather joined the American Heart Association in 2001 as a Heart Walk Director in Detroit, working on the largest campaign in the nation. She was promoted to National Heart Walk Consultant in 2003. In 2007, she was asked to serve as the Executive Director for the Metro Detroit market. Heather was promoted to Senior Vice President of the Midwest Affiliate in 2011. During her time as SVP, Heather saw a 20% increase in campaign revenue and worked to achieve 100% of major markets reaching the Gold Standard recognition for Board Development.
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