Heather A. Christopherson, CFRE, MPA
For over 20 years, Heather has been working with small to large nonprofits to advance their goals in fundraising, donor communications and volunteerism. She firmly believes all progress within organizations, for profit and nonprofit, is rooted in solid internal and external relationships.
Heather earned her BA in Sociology & Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a Masters in Public Administration with a specialization in nonprofit management and fundraising. She has been a Certified Fund Raising Executive since 2003 and is a 2015 alum of the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.
Heather is a Past President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Minnesota Chapter, currently serving on their board. She also proudly serves on the Minneapolis Animal Care & Control Advisory Board.
Heather lives in South Minneapolis with her husband Doc and their GSD mix Jade. When they're not busy with dogs from Doc's home-based dog boarding and day care business, they enjoy traveling and attending as many concerts as possible.