Heather is COO of Access Intelligence, a b-to-b media and events company serving the Energy & Engineering, Aerospace, Healthcare and Marketing & Media sectors. Heather began her media career as a subscription marketer for Phillips Publishing, ultimately becoming a group publisher across several vertical market sectors. Since joining Access Intelligence, she has added digital media, tradeshow & exhibition management and M&A to her areas of expertise. Heather currently sits on the Society for Independent Show Organizers board where she chairs the Health and Safety special Interest Group. She has previously served on the boards of the Specialized Information Publishers Association and the Software & Information Industry Association, where she held leadership positions.