Business Development Associate

Heidi Franklin

Business Development Associate

Heidi Franklin serves as the Business Development Associate on the NACA BD Portal team creating and executing interactive marketing and social media platforms that engage and educate the small business community.

Prior to joining NACA, Heidi was a member of one of Philadelphia’s premier hotel marketing and sales team that assisted corporate and social clients in creating and executing high-end events. Previously, she was Director of Marketing and Events for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware where she launched innovative membership events and marketing materials for current and potential members.

Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Heidi served on Philadelphia’s “Young at Heart ” Planning Committee, an affiliation of the American Heart Association, and was the Co-Chair of the Young Professional’s Center City Proprietors Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida A &M University.