Heather R. Hunter
Director, Marketing Communications
Heather implements integrated marketing communications, investor relations and public relations initiatives that foster sales, business development and partnering opportunities.
With nearly 15 years of experience working with commercial real estate, venture capital, healthcare and technology companies, Heather has implemented integrated marketing communications, public relations, social media, branding, and corporate positioning strategies that have fostered sales, business development and partnering opportunities.
At Safeguard, Heather is responsible for creating, implementing and managing all aspects of the company’s corporate communications and marketing initiatives. In addition, Heather supports Safeguard’s partner companies with corporate positioning, branding, strategic marketing, public relations, social media and investor relations.
Prior to Safeguard, Heather was Vice President of Corporate Communications at W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC), a publicly traded REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies worldwide and owns and manages an investment portfolio totaling approximately $14.1 billion
Heather is a member of the Strategic Communications Group at the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA); the Communications Committee at Pennsylvania Bio; and is active with The Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Alumni Schools Committee at Yale University. Heather graduated from Yale with a B.A. in History.