Director of Sales
Heather Deno of Lafayette, Indiana, received her undergraduate degrees from Manchester College (A.A. in Fine Art, Business) and Northwestern University (B.S. in Fine & Performing Arts), as well as her J.D. degree from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. She began volunteering with YFU USA in 2009 as a host parent and an Area Representative (AR) in North Central Indiana and later became the Area Coordinator (AC) in Louisville, KY. She has hosted five students (Germany, Denmark, Finland, and South Korea) and has been an AR for 30+ students from around the world. She was also a member of the Board of Trustees for YFU USA from 2011-2016 and served as Secretary and Treasurer during her tenure and appointed Chair of the External Affairs committee and Audit/Finance committees. In addition, she served as the YFU USA representative to the YFU International Advisory Committee in 2013, Chaired the International Scholarship Committee and the International Global Marketing and Rebranding Committee. As a former exchange student to Australia and dedicated host parent and volunteer, Heather is always looking for ways to support students, families, volunteers and staff throughout the YFU organization.