Heather LeVan joined the Blackbaud team as a Solutions Engineer in 2017; she is primarily focused on Financial Edge NXT and Raiser’s Edge NXT. Heather spent 16 years working as a nonprofit professional; her main roles were director of development and chief financial officer within higher education, public education and cancer research. During her tenure in nonprofit she utilized Blackbaud products for 11 years (her good years!); she is very passionate about Blackbaud’s solutions and the impact they create in the social good sector. Being a Solutions Engineer is incredibly fulfilling for Heather, the role combines all the things she loves about nonprofit, technology and storytelling!
Heather has a bachelor's degree in Business Management (University of Phoenix) and a master’s degree in Community Leadership and Nonprofit Management (Westminster College). Her graduate work focused on using digital storytelling to raise awareness of child hunger in Utah, working directly with families struggling with food insecurity.
She is based in Utah with her husband of 21 years (Rob), her son Jack (15), daughter Aimee (12), and two Labrador retrievers (Wilbur & Yocco).