Heather Clarson, Chief Development Officer, is a consumer marketing and business strategy executive with over 20 years of experience building brands and transforming businesses. Heather joined Atlanta Mission after a diverse career at the Coca-Cola Company where she managed P&Ls, built departmental organizational capabilities, and led brand strategy and execution plans. She is a servant leader with a passion for developing high-performance teams and cultivating long-term relationships.
Heather has a deep passion and interest in serving God, family, and people in need in her local community. She is excited to leverage her marketing background to raise awareness, compassion, and support for those without a voice. Heather believes that God uniquely and deliberately prepared her for this assignment.
Outside of her work life, she and her husband, Reuben, keep themselves busy with three young children. Heather and her family are active members of Buckhead Church where she leads a Small Group Bible study and is a student mentor for underprivileged youth.
Heather graduated with an English Literature degree from Dickinson College and holds her Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.
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