Heather Jassy has worked in the areas of community building and values-aligned entrepreneurship throughout her working life, first as owner of an indie bookstore and cafe in her twenties, and later as a therapist and coach focused on creative entrepreneurs before moving into the corporate world. She was at Etsy for six years, where as SVP of Members and Community, she developed and scaled the teams that worked directly with millions of independent, creative entrepreneurs. Later, as SVP of Values-Aligned Business, Heather was responsible for integrating Etsy’s values into the company and the marketplace. She has a BA in English and an MA in Counseling Psychology.