Heather Derby joined MassHire Metro North Workforce Board in September 2018 as a Youth Programs Specialist. Prior to joining MassHire MNWB, Heather worked as Grants Manager for an emerging New York City based dance company. She also worked as a Reading Interventionist for the Miami-Dade Public School system in Miami, Florida. Before that she worked as a Senior Case Manager in a healthcare related workforce development program and as an Adjunct Professor. She earned her Master’s degree in Regional Economic and Social Development (RESD) from UMass Lowell.