Heather Campion

Managing Director, Connected Leadership Practice

Connected Leadership, Consulting, Leadership, Managing Directors

Heather Campion developed and leads Connected Leadership, the firm’s unique and highly successful consulting practice, which is designed to help leaders communicate and engage with key stakeholders more effectively. Customized strategies include building influential networks, designing impactful convenings, and developing compelling narratives with purpose that elevate visibility and advance business objectives.

Heather has deep experience in public affairs with expertise in media and communications, government relations, philanthropy, brand development, and leadership engagement.

A recognized leader in women’s advancement, Heather serves on the board of the Massachusetts Conference for Women, is a member and past president of the International Women’s Forum of Massachusetts, and has been a senior adviser to the Women in Leadership program at Harvard University.

Heather has broad experience as a leader in business, academia, government, and nonprofits. Served on the executive management team of Citizens Bank through over a dozen acquisitions, as Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. Was Chief Administrative Officer at Northeast Bancorp, and co-founded their online savings division, ableBanking.

Heather served as CEO of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation and held leadership positions at Harvard’s Kennedy School over two decades including: Associate Director of the Institute of Politics and director of the JFK Jr. Forum; Director of the Public Liaison Office and first administrator of School’s Center for Business and Government.

Heather began her career in the Carter White House, and has had significant involvement in several presidential campaigns, including most recently with the podium operation at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


BA, American History
Mount Holyoke College

Executive Education Certificates
Harvard Business School