Heather graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Clothing and Textile Design with an emphasis in Fashion Design. She then began an 11-year career as a Costumer with the Walt Disney Company. She was the Costumer for a variety of parades and stage shows in all four of the Walt Disney World Parks and many of their Resort Properties. Some of her shows included the Remember The Magic Parade, SpectroMagic, Around the World with Mickey and Minnie, The Jungle Book, and several US tours and conventions. She has been with the WMYB for 12 productions.