Heather McMann, MBA
Heather McMann began working with Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) in 2005 and became Executive Director in 2009. She has spent over 25 years in the nonprofit sector building community and individual assets, and she holds a breadth of experience in nonprofit management, with a focus on preparing organizations for growth. Prior to joining GWL, much of her experience was with youth organizations focused on creating our communities’ next generation of social justice leaders. Heather received her MBA from The Heller School of Social Policy & Management at Brandeis University and her BA from Smith College. Beyond GWL, she is an Adjunct Faculty member at the Heller School; serves as a board member of the Lawrence Partnership, Groundwork USA, and Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce; and loves living on the Merrimack River with her husband and dog. She has served on the MPHA Board since 2011 and as Board Treasurer since 2018.