Heather graduated from the University of Washington in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and started working in the Seattle branch of RBC Wealth Management in 1991. In 1999, Heather and Steve Dewalt began working together in the Bellevue branch, forming the original team.
Heather and her husband Tim have two daughters, Julia and Lauren, and live in South East King County where Heather actively volunteers in organizations within the community, including Rainier Youth Choirs and Girl Scouts of Western Washington. Her oldest daughter, Julia, graduated from Western Washington University in 2018, and her youngest, Lauren, is in high school and also attends Green River Community College through the Running Start program.
In her spare time, Heather enjoys photography, cooking, traveling and various outdoor activities including, hiking, bicycling and gardening.