(Photo credit: Jordan Merrick)

Heather Merrick (née Rasley) is an experienced community team manager. She's worked for startups since 2008, including Tumblr, Stripe, HiiDef, Automattic (WordPress.com), and Airtime. Before her tenure in tech, she was a web editor. 

She lives in Jersey City, NJ, with her husband, Jordan, and their cute dog, Lana.

Heather studied at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at New York University. She has a Humanities B.A. from New College of Florida.

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