Heather has been responsible for innumerable projects throughout the United States. Her responsibilities on these and many other projects entails planning, overseeing project design, contract documents, construction administration and coordination of project design issues with various disciplines.

Prior to her work at Ryan Associates, Heather was a Senior Associate at Sasaki Associates, and Project Manager at Wallace Floyd Ellensweig and Moore as well as firms in the Midwest. She has lectured and taught courses on native plants and planting.