Heather H. Thornton
Heather’s passion for working with and for nonprofits is evidenced in her professional and personal endeavors. She has been a member of the Alexander Haas team for over eleven years, serving mainly our clients in the higher education sector with a broad array of services, ranging from campaign counsel to study management to board training. She was recently involved in the Saving Sweet Briar College campaign, working closely with alumnae to help prevent the closing of the College in 2015 and to raise the funds that enabled Sweet Briar to reopen for the 2015-2016 academic year. Heather previously worked at The Southern Center for International Studies.
Heather holds a Bachelor’s degree in German and Psychology from The University of the South. While at Sewanee, Heather was the recipient of the Deutsche-Verband Americhaische Clubs stipend, which funded a year of study in Bavaria. Her experience abroad sparked her interest in nonprofits and international affairs.
In Heather’s spare time, she teaches English to non-native speakers. Heather also enjoys running, international travel, and hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.