Heather Porterfield is a highly experienced learning and development professional with a proven record of accomplishment of successful management and development of meaningful learning solutions for adult learners. She is also a resourceful and results-driven professional with demonstrated capacity to design, manage, organize, and implement learning programs that improve employee performance, increase productivity levels, and drive operational results. Heather is an engaging communicator with public speaking competencies utilized to develop, train, and enhance audiences to influence organizational objectives. And finally, she is a passionate learning culture advocate who successfully manages and develops cutting-edge training and practices across diverse global industries. Currently, Heather is the manager, online learning, at the National Center for Education and the Economy.