Carrie van Heyst is VHG's strategic leader and day-to-day operations lead. She directs the company's guiding vision while providing operational expertise across all fields of management. Ms. van Heyst contributes content direction to the wide range of creative projects initiated by the company while maintaining budget accountability. She works with the senior development staff to ensure integrity in the recruitment of projects while bringing agility to the team. She maintains VHG's client relations domestically and overseas, fostering a hands-on approach from genesis to delivery of projects. She has been a driver behind such VHG events as the Microsoft CEO Summit, TIME magazine's Future of Life Summit, and the TIME/ABC News Summit on Obesity. Prior to joining VHG, Ms. van Heyst worked with award-winning teams involved in high-end R & D for AT&T Bell Labs Advanced Technologies, and Borland International.
Fact or Fiction?
- Introduced to horses by Shirley Temple (the Goodship Lollipop herself)
- Was a cattle rancher
- Had a great grandfather who was knighted by the Queen of England
- Was a Grateful Dead groupie
- Won an Olympic gold medal for Equestrian in Helsinki, Finland