HEATHER CAMPION has a diverse background with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, and in higher education. She is a principal at Mount Vernon Strategies, where she provides strategic counsel in public positioning and reputation building for corporations and major institutions. Campion has been widely recognized as a leader in promoting women’s advancement, and recently served as an adviser to Harvard’s Institute of Politics on the expansion of their program on Women in Leadership. Most recently, Campion was CEO of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, where she had spent over ten years as a member of the board of directors. Prior to that, she spent fifteen years in financial services. Through 2007, she was one of the top women at Citizens Financial Group, as a member of the executive management committee, and served as EVP for corporate affairs. Later she co-founded and led the development of ableBanking, a successful direct online savings division of Northeast Bancorp, where she served as chief administrative officer from 2009-2014. For nearly two decades, Campion held key administrative positions at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, helping to build the School’s Center for Business and Government, serving as the School’s director of public liaison, and later as director of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum and associate director of the Institute of Politics. She began her career in government and national politics, serving on the White House staff during the Carter Administration. She has held senior roles in several presidential campaigns, and most recently worked on the podium operation at the 2016 Democratic National Convention for Hillary Clinton. Campion’s sits on numerous boards including Harvard’s Institute of Politics, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Advisory Council, the Woods Hole Research Center, and AAA Northeast. She is a member and past President of the Massachusetts Women’s Forum.