Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, Sawyer Business School

Phone: 617-305-1979
Office: 120 Tremont Street, Rm.5310



Professional and Academic Background

Heather is originally from Connecticut but moved throughout New England every few years until she was 10 where she lived in Florida until she attended college. She earned a BSBA from St. Michael’s College in Winooski, VT and MSM from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.

She has over 25 years work experience in higher education helping both undergraduate and graduate students meet their degree and career goals.


  • Book: I love easy summer reads by Maeve Binchy or classics by John Steinbeck
  • Movie: Romantic comedies
  • TV Show: Anything HGTV or FoodNetwork
  • Place to Visit in Boston: Boston is a great city! Nothing's better than taking a walk through the Boston Common, finding food trucks throughout the city, and seeing the city from the water either with a Duck Tour, sailboat or architecture cruise.

Words of Wisdom

Enjoy the experience of being a graduate student at Suffolk! Embrace every learning opportunity inside and outside the classroom. This is one of the few times in your life you will be able to focus on your goals-personally and professionally. Meet as many people as you can-faculty, students, alumni, administrators. It’s not just about the network but the relationships that can evolve while you are student and in the future.

Remember Suffolk cares about your success and there are incredible resources here to help you.