Director of Communications
613-238-7858 Ext: 286
Heather Cavanagh is a communications and change management professional. An accomplished 25+ year track record spans advertising, banking, capital markets and other professional marketing businesses.
Heather has a B.A. in Political Science from Wilfrid Laurier University and an M.A in Leadership Studies from the University of Guelph. Before joining the PPF, Heather worked in Toronto as the Head of Communications for the institutional asset management business for two of Canada’s leading financial institutions. Prior experience includes 15 years at top advertising and direct marketing firms in Toronto and a wonderful stint coaching and mentoring professional women.
A high-energy, ‘people-person’, Heather is a natural leader, passionate about the outcomes of collaborative work, pride in a job well-done while continually seeking that glorious state of balance amongst work, motherhood, challenge and happiness. ‘Spare’ time is spent raising a teen and a toddler while pursuing activities that bring balance and networking success. Volunteer pursuits include a board member of the Silver Lake Environmental Protection Agency, a 2018 TEDX speaker; a published blogger as well as a guest speaker to college and high school classes about the realities and importance of networking.
Heather is new to the national capital region having joined the PPF in December 2019.