Trusted Advisor.  Business Owner.  Change Agent.  Speaker.


This is what happens when Marketing expertise meets HR know-how and Operations proficiency: Heather Polivka.


As a proven global leader, she knows the power of a purposeful experience that reaches customers, communities, employees, and stakeholders alike. She has seen the impact because she led this work for some of the world’s most recognized brands.

Before launching HeatherP Solutions, Heather launched, nurtured and led a global marketing division of a Fortune 6 organization. While reporting into the Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Talent Officer, she served as the critical link between Marketing and Human Resources to drive  business strategy.

Her results?  Revenue tripled, employee count quadrupled, and the business expanded onto three continents. Working with teams around the globe, Heather continually refined and reimagined all the ways that people, processes, and systems impact the experience for employees and customers alike.

With HeatherP Solutions, she is on a mission to help businesses thrive. Heather helps SMBs to leverage what they already have to create more value, M&A businesses to integrate, and Start-ups to rapidly grow.  She helps them to attract, retain and engage the right people, so they can attract, retain and engage customers. Heather helps leadership teams perform at a higher level with greater cohesion and consistency.

What’s Her Secret?

1. Heather marries Marketing, HR and Operations. She is the connector of functions and remover of silos. 

2. Not only does Heather drive business strategy through talent, culture, and engagement, she breaks it down into tangible, bite-sized, "live-action“ plans to make the strategy a reality.

3. Heather works from BOTH the top-down and bottom up.  Everyone has a role to play and Heather shows them how to play it. Heather works with leaders to create a shared vision and works through employees to create results.


If you’re ready to imagine what’s possible for your company and employees, you’re ready to work with Heather.

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

Heather P has been advancing the work of driving business performance through employee success, and delivering results, for almost a decade.  Check out just a few of the places where her work has been featured and recognized: 

Topics Heather Speaks On:

Creating Sustainable Business Performance Through Your Employees

Addressing the Gap that Stops Most Businesses From Thriving

3 Critical Aspects to Employee Engagement

Culture & Engagement in a Remote Work World

Planning for the Post-Pandemic Work World

3 Reasons Why Most Culture Work Fails

3 Tools for Leading During Stressful & Challenging Times

NAWBO National Lunch & Learn (VIRTUAL)

3 Models for Leading Thru Challenge, Change, & Uncertainty (February 2021)

Small Business Expo, Chicago (VIRTUAL)

Employee Engagement for Small Business (September 2020)

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SMEI National Association (VIRTUAL)

Pairing Marketing & HR for Business Success (October 2020)

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HeatherP Solutions Webinars (VIRTUAL)

What Most Companies Get Wrong About Employee Engagement (February 2021)

3 Steps to Employee Engagement (October 2020)

Leading During Stressful Times (September 2020)

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Employer Branding International

2020 Speaker, Lisbon  (VIRTUAL)  Click to download      

2020 Panel Member, Lisbon  (VIRTUAL)

     2018 Keynote Speaker, Prague Click to download

     2011 Conference Speaker, Moscow

     2010 Conference Speaker, Johannesburg

SMMG Association, Minneapolis (VIRTUAL)

2020 Meeting Speaker 

Dreamforce 2019:  Awareness to Onboarding

     Dreamforce Presentation Click to download



     2018 Conference Speaker, Orlando

     2016 Conference Speaker, Orlando

     2011 Conference Speaker, Washington DC

Forum for Inclusion and Diversity

     2010 – 2017 Annual Conference Speaker

HR Tech

     2015 Conference Speaker

Awards & Recognition:


2019 Sitecore Ultimate Experience Award

     The Sitecore Experience Awards recognize brands that have built truly customer-centric, digital environments using Sitecore technology. Ultimate Experience Award is the pinnacle recognition.

2019, 2018 & 2017 Online Communications Global Top 3 Ranking

     Potential Park is an independent market research company based in Stockholm, Sweden that conducts annual surveys of over 30,000 users to evaluate all marketing channels related to online talent communications including websites, social media, mobile and application.

2017 Supplier Diversity IMPACT Award

     Recognizing suppliers and leaders who have provided outstanding contributions in the areas of technological advancement, innovative solutions, cost-effective and responsive solutions and the expansion of relationships with UnitedHealth Group

2015 Innovation Award

     The Innovation Award is determined by a panel of UnitedHealth Group Executive Innovation Champions and recognizes initiatives leading to new ideas or processes, brought measurable impacts and proven pilot results, and tied closely with strategic priorities.


Employee comments and company rankings on Glassdoor or Indeed fail to reflect what the company says about itself in the media and its own website.