Heidi has a diverse background in Life Sciences, Investment, and Wellness. She has a graduate degree in Molecular Biology, and spent the bulk of her career in Venture Capital, investing in early stage Biotechnology and Medical Device companies. She has always had a passion for nutrition, and launched a small nutrition company, Vita Vis Nutrition, in 2014. Prior to Vita Vis, Heidi was founder and principal of Portola Street Advisors, where she advised and consulted healthcare and wellness start-ups companies in building strategic direction, market focus, and fund-raising. She has served on the Boards of Directors for numerous companies, both for-profit, and not-for-profit. She and her family recently moved back to Salt Lake City to be near family and the Rocky Mountains. Heidi is enjoying retirement and being a Waldorf parent.