Heather joined the Spaniak Team in June of 2020 as our newest Showing Assistant. Heather also attends inspections, appraisals and final walk throughs for many of our listings. Heather handles our follow-up calls after all showings to keep us up to date on feedback and potential sales. Heather has been a stay-at-home Mom while raising their three daughters. She has been very active in many facets of volunteering that range from running the Book Fair to heading up the 5th grade Graduation events. She was also on the 8th grade Graduation Party Committee at NBJH for several years and designed and printed all invitations for the event. Heather has also served on the Grad Night Committee at GBN. Currently, she’s the co-chair and co-founder of the Northbrook Woman’s Club Junior Board program.
Heather started her career in the hospitality business focused on both catering and event sales where she worked at clubs and hotels in Chicago, Sea Island, Georgia and Winston-Salem, North Carolina She finished that stage of her career as the Director of Sales at Navy Pier, where she led a sales team responsible for booking all events in the Grand Ballroom as well the meeting and convention space.
Heather and her husband Jim moved to Northbrook in 2001 from the city when their first daughter was 6 months old and have never looked back. They enjoy family time with their girls and traveling to cheer on their oldest daughter who plays soccer at the University of Rochester in New York. Their Mini Bernedoodle, Zoey, completes their family and is adored by all! Heather and Zoey are a therapy team that travels to local libraries to have children read to Zoey through a program called K9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore. During COVID, they have continued the reading program with children over Zoom!