Heather Spilsbury

Heather Spilsbury


Heather Spilsbury is the COO for 50/50 Women on Boards with a dual focus on building the campaign’s growth initiatives and developing its global brand efforts to inform and convert audiences into advocates and partner with like-minded organizations to increase profit and productivity.

As an accomplished creative marketing strategist and business development executive, Heather collaborates with the organizations stakeholders to create content-rich research and multichannel programs. She is also an advisory board member for HPRLA and UC Riverside.

Formerly, Heather was the VP of Marketing and Strategy at a creative agency in Los Angeles. She grew the agency from $3MM to $26MM in EBITDA and established and oversaw the agency’s marketing division.

She brings over 20 years of experience in Public Relations, Marketing, and e-commerce working for agencies such as Edelman, Golin, Havas, and The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, across CPG, OEM, Energy, Health, Tech, Lifestyle, and Beauty industries. Passionate about education equity and contributing to underrepresented groups, she has volunteered as a math tutor in minority public schools, provided event services for The Fulfillment Fund, and assisted Everytable by giving food to families in need during COVID.

Heather graduated from Seattle University with a degree in Business Management and Economics and a minor in Fine Arts. She is a continual learner – Google/Bing Certified in Display, Search, Video, and Analytics, and accredited from UCLA Extension in Crisis Communication, Data Analytics, and Predictive Modeling.