Heather Todorov is the South Central Michigan and National Member Engagement Manager. Heather joined Merit Network in March 2014, with over fifteen years of experience in program and project management, as well as considerable experience in network services, member outreach, and contract/proposal writing, primarily gained through work in higher education and research-related endeavors.
Prior to Merit, Heather was Director of Administration and New Program Development at Enterprise for a Sustainable World (ESW) - a start-up consulting firm working directly with companies to develop the capabilities necessary for sustainable enterprise, particularly focused on reaching unserved or underserved populations in countries such as Brazil, China, and India.
From 2001-2013, Heather served as Sr. Program Manager at Internet2. In this role, she served as project liaison to representatives of more than 250 universities and corporate partners, as well as U.S. government agencies and international peer networks. Heather also managed business operations across a range of programs that comprise Internet2 Network Services. She was responsible for all programmatic activities of the Network Services area, with particular emphasis on management of the Sponsored Education Group Participation (SEGP) program, which provides Internet2 network access to aggregations of educational organizations brought together in statewide networks, including Merit Network.
Prior to joining Internet2 in 2001, Heather was a project manager at an Internet development firm, Argus Associates, Inc., specializing in information architecture for the Web. She has also served as Assistant Director at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Executive Education Center, Associate Director of The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business and Center for International Business Education (CIBE) at Columbia Business School, and Research Coordinator for The William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Heather lives in Northville with her husband and two children. She is a native of Crystal Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Heather holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan.