Heather Combs is Chief Operating Officer for 3Pillar Global, a digital product development services organization building breakthrough software products that power digital businesses. She oversees marketing, business development and operations for the over 900-person multinational company, creating the revenue acceleration strategies that drive 3Pillar’s continued double digit growth.
Before joining 3Pillar, Heather was the Chief Business Development Officer at the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), where she was responsible for overall revenue strategy and led the product management, strategic partnerships, and sales organizations. Prior to HRCI, Heather was the Chief Business Development Officer at Aronson and Chief Sales Officer at Hanover Research. She also spent 13 years at the Corporate Executive Board, where she led product management, sales and strategic partnerships initiatives.
Heather was named Member of the Year by the Institute for Excellence in Sales (IES) in 2019 and is on the IES Executive Leadership Advisory Board. She has been named among the Top 25 Women Leaders in Tech Services and Consulting of 2019 by The Software Report, and has been published in Fox Business News.
She also frequently speaks on stages, online, and on podcasts such as “Sales Game Changers” about growth acceleration, strategy, sales, and women in tech.
A native of Texas and raising five daughters, Heather holds a Masters of Public Service and Administration and a BS in Political Science and Psychology, both from Texas A&M University.