Heather Hudson

Mountain Leverage
109 E Washington Street
Grafton,West Virginia 26354
Class 2019

Heather grew up in Buckhannon, West Virginia and went on to graduate from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a Concentration in Public Relations. While enrolled in school, she served as an AmeriCorps member with Scott’s Run Settlement House in Osage, WV, where she discovered her passion for a career in the nonprofit arena. Heather has continually found ways to be involved with nonprofits her entire career, whether through employment or volunteering. Most recently, she served as the Regional Resource Development Director for The Salvation Army where she successfully raised over two million dollars throughout North Central West Virginia. In her current position, she is serving as Executive Director to Unleash Tygart, the charitable arm of Mountain Leverage, which focuses on community and entrepreneurial development in Taylor County. Heather resides in Grafton, West Virginia with her husband Travis where they own Tygart Electric, LLC, along with children Faith (6) and Makenna (2) as well as soon to be adopted children Braxton (16) and Christyana (14).