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Heather Carlton

Business Development Director

Heather Carlton joined Kids to Love as the Business Development Director in May 2022. Her goal is to build lasting partnerships between the Business Community and Kids to Love.

Before joining the Kids to Love team, Heather was the Director of Sales for WHNT, WHDF and WHNT.com in Huntsville Alabama. It’s a rarity – Heather was with the station for 30 years, starting as an Account Executive in 1992. She was promoted to Local Sales Manager and was Director of Sales for 14 years.


Heather epitomizes positive energy and hands-on hard work, creates, and shares a strong vision, and recognizes the importance of showing appreciation and celebrating wins. She is known for making it fun and being direct while diplomatic. Good team culture is her jam.


Heather has never met a stranger. She has contributed to many organizations, including the Aids Action Coalition/Thrive, Broadway Theatre League and Leadership Huntsville. In 2013, Heather received the American Advertising Federation of North Alabama Silver Medal Award for outstanding contributions in advertising. She is also a recipient of the Heart and Soul of the Valley, by NOALA Magazine, honoring individuals who made difference in our community.


Heather is a graduate of The University of Alabama. She currently lives in Huntsville with her husband Don. In her free time, Heather enjoys the outdoors and loves to hike, bike, and read in her hammock.

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