Heather Louise Finch
Founder & Chief Connecting Officer
Heather Louise Finch is a communication strategist who partners with CEO’s, executives and solopreneurs to grow their personal and professional brands. She has extensive experience working in PR, events, consulting and marketing for many multimillion-dollar brands and startups. She is the Founder and Chief Connection Officer of LeadersNest, which was established in January 2018, a subsidiary of HLF, LLC in Washington D.C. Prior to HLF, LLC,worked for SmartCEO in the Greater Washington, DC region as a market director where she was responsible for SmartCEO’s overall business development and marketing activities in the DC market.She worked with C-level executives to help them grow through involvement with the SmartCEO community. Prior to joining SmartCEO, Heather Louise worked in Raleigh, NC at T.A. Cook, an international management consulting company for asset and operations management. Prior to T.A. Cook, she worked in the North Carolina Governor’s Office of Bev Perdue. She studied in exchange programs in Qatar, Spain, Morocco and Japan where she received the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) Scholarship and is involved with a variety of non-profits in the DC Community, such as the Junior League of Washington, Bright Beginnings, Inc.; the March of Dimes; and UNA-NCA. Heather is pursuing her masters in business administration from the George Washington University.