Heather McCarty | Director, Learning & Development
Office: St. Louis, Missouri
Cullowhee, North Carolina
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Job Prior to The Mission Continues:
Director, Learning and Development at Teach For America
Book on your nightstand:
“You are a badass: How to stop doubting your greatness and live an awesome life” by Jen Sincero
Favorite sports team:
THE St. Louis Cardinals
Hidden gem in St. Louis:
Two things that are my favorite and not hidden at all…Ted Drewes and the sea lion show at the zoo!
Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:
Having the chance to work at a place that is focused on empowering others through service in partnership with communities to improve all involved. I believe deeply in working together to transform and raise up all. In my role having the chance to really focus on the people development to support this is a dream.
I have always been a fan of “The Goonies”, or “Big Fish”.
Beer and Netflix bingeing, and taking ALL of the pictures of our two girls.
Song that describes you:
“Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” by Nina Simone.
Who would you dine with (dead or alive):
I would love to have the chance to sit down to talk and eat with family members alive and who have passed away now that I am an adult. I think it would be quite a night!