Heather Riddle brings to MPR/APM more than 25 years' professional experience leading philanthropic campaigns for nonprofit organizations including colleges and universities, healthcare, and the arts. Her professional and volunteer interests are aimed at building relationships, strengthening communities, and inspiring generosity.
As she joins the leadership at MPR/APM, Heather completes nine years of service as Vice President for Advancement at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she led a capital campaign for a new academic building and a campaign to build the Augsburg endowment.
Prior to serving at Augsburg, Heather held leadership roles at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Concordia University, and Macalester College. She serves or has served as a board member for the Minneapolis Council of Churches, the Minnesota Urban Debate League, 826 Twin Cities, and the Eastside Neighborhood Development Corporation.
Heather has a Bachelor's Degree in Art and Art History from Concordia College in Moorhead Minnesota. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with her family and three cats.