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A former spelunker, Heather spends her free time exploring new places near and far, high and low. She loves all animals, especially her own fur children.

Heather Dees
Account Director 

“When working with some of today’s greatest innovators, you can’t help but feel like you’re helping make a positive impact on society.”

Heather is a true communications generalist with more than a decade of expertise in the areas of media relations, public relations campaign development and management, executive coaching, content marketing, internal communications, and writing and editing. She’s dedicated most of her career telling stories that connect technology with national security. As an account director with Spire, Heather gives communications counsel to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and its Information Innovation Office.

Heather’s previous experience includes executive communications support to one of Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women.” She has strategized how to showcase the value of new technology concepts ranging from hypersonic weapons to hybrid airships. And she’s energized people of all ages to pursue a career in cybersecurity.

Heather earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Advertising/Public Relations and Spanish from the Pennsylvania State University.