Meet Heather Boeke
After working 13 years as Founder and Executive Director of Hands On! Children’s Museum, Heather Boeke is now working as a consultant to share her business knowledge and creativity with others through Spark Consulting. Heather will assist with business growth by analyzing and developing efficient systems, sharing her expertise in creating unique customer service opportunities and experiences, and working with management teams on an employee training manual to capture the culture and priorities of the organization.
“My years creating and leading Hands On! have allowed me to identify my business strengths, and I am eager to help others obtain their vision with my creative thinking and organizational skills. I can ensure a strong foundation is in place in order to help create or grow businesses and community initiatives. The assessment process includes an analysis of both operational and strategic procedures to help guide us in the creation of a timeline and goals” says Boeke. “I am excited to continue combining my business mind with my creative side in a variety of venues.”
Boeke, originally from Fairhope, AL, began working summers as a counselor at Camp Glen Arden in 1989 and fell in love with the area. She moved to Hendersonville permanently in 1993 and has been an active part of the community ever since. She is married to David Boeke, and has 3 grown children, Griffin, Ella and Quinn.
A FEW QUOTES ABOUT HEATHER:
“Heather’s enthusiasm is tenacious. She is passionate, and she is a doer.”
“Heather Boeke personifies the character and compassion of our community.”
The Henderson County Chapter of Business & Professional Women, 2011 Recipient
Duke Energy Citizenship Award, 2008 Recipient
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Volunteer, Henderson County Public Schools
Volunteer, Camp Glen Arden
Blue Ridge Community College, Education Department Advisory Committee
NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative Member
Downtown Hendersonville Advisory Board Member
Ignite Ideas with Spark Consullting
It takes more effort and funds to acquire new business than it does to make existing clients return! By offering top-notch customer service and unique experiences, your business will benefit greatly with incredible word-of-mouth and social media marketing. Heather can help you evaluate all aspects of the client experience and offer system improvements and special touches to ensure customers GET WOWED! and share their positive experience with others. The special touches you create for your business will ultimately increase your bottom line.
Ignite Employee Development
The best employees are empowered employees, and the benefits of working with dedicated, empowered employees greatly contributes to your revenue stream! Employees must understand the culture of the business to include values, priorities and expectations in order to become empowered and make decisions based on the core principals of the business. Heather can meet with the management team to lead in the creation of a powerful, yet short and sweet, GET WOWED! employee training manual that will capture the culture of your organization, help current employees be engaged in the business and use their knowledge to train future employees.
Ignite your Vision
Do you have a vision and need help creating the plan to reach it? Whether it is a new business, community initiative, collaboration or business growth, Heather can assist with an assessment, timeline, task creation and project management; all of this to help your vision become a reality.
Ignite Special Projects
Sometimes a project in your business is just overwhelming and you need organized and detailed short-term help to manage or coordinate a project. Maybe it is organizing a special event, getting setup with a new financial system, researching new ideas, or staff/customer appreciation assistance; no matter the need, Heather is willing to discuss the project and honestly tell you if her strengths are a good fit to help.
A few quotes about Heather:
"I shared the vision for my business with Heather, and she helped me identify the many business needs and put them into a timeline with detailed goals, priorities and tasks. She has been invaluable in creating efficient processes and systems for the many different aspects of the business, both operational and strategic."
Caroline Knox, Owner
“Heather’s business savvy advice has taken our company to the next level. With a caring, no-nonsense approach, she identifies and removes obstacles that slow us down, so that we can operate more efficiently and focus on growth. As busy small business owners, we trust Heather to help us stay on track to achieve our goals.”