Heather Gaillard

Director of Development, Leadership Circle & Community

Heather Gaillard

Heather Gaillard has been an active volunteer in Palo Alto public schools since 2013, engaging regularly in her children’s classrooms and serving as one of Fairmeadow Elementary’s PiE representatives. She has two children attending Fairmeadow, one in third grade and one in kindergarten.

She also has a broad base of volunteer experience, previously serving as Co-Chair of the OFJCC Preschool Parent Council and Marketing Board Chair for PAMP (Palo Alto Menlo Park Parents’ Club). She currently serves on the Board of Stanford ACT (Stanford Business School’s Alumni Consulting Team).

Heather’s professional experience includes serving in a variety of strategy and marketing executive roles. She was previously the Director of Marketing at Target Corporation in Minneapolis, overseeing marketing for consumer goods and grocery. Prior to that, she was a Director of Marketing and a Director of Strategy for eBay. She began her post graduate career at McKinsey & Company in San Francisco. Heather holds a BA in English from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Stanford.

Heather lives in Palo Alto with her husband Ben and their two children.