Heidi is responsible for raising capital to fund OBDC Small Business Finance’s lending and operations. Heidi joined the organization in 2011 as a summer fellow. Since then, Heidi has worked on research, impact evaluation, marketing, reporting, and organizational strategy. Before joining the team at OBDC Heidi worked with the Women’s Initiative, a Bay-Area-based non-profit dedicated to supporting low-income women entrepreneurs. Heidi has 10 years of non-profit experience and a degree in social work from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina.