Heather graduated from Montana State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics. After she graduated she was a farm loan officer for Farm Service Agency for 2.5 years. Heather is currently the Vice President of Agricultural Lending for Bank of the Rockies, N.A, and has been with Bank of the Rockies, N.A. since 2004.
Heather is a sixth generation Montanan who was raised on a ranch near Livingston and is still actively involved with the family operation. She is active in the Park County 4-H program and the Montana Stockgrowers Assocation, and a member of the Park County Fair Board. She also serves on the American Bankers Association Agricultural and Rural Bankers Committee.