Heather Ashley-Henderson, Executive Manager over Finance & Business Operations/Workforce Development and Planning for the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, is a solutions-oriented professional possessing a unique combination of skills and educational background. Heather is an experienced Business Analyst, systems trainer, and a previous high school teacher. She’s a high-achiever who models strong quantitative outcomes, highly ambitious, and she’s determined to continually exceed expectations, and she’s always willing to take on added responsibilities to achieve desired results. Heather is a second-year graduate student in the School of Public Policy and Leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is working to pursue a Ph.D. in Public Affairs, where she plans to utilize her degrees to teach and to engage in research activities.