Heather Lopez aka The Social Commerce Mom is a 30-something, married, Christian mom of two toddlers. She empowers moms to create their own financial freedoms so that they can have more quality time for what they treasure. She is in the business of being social online, offline & mobile.
Heather is a small business/nonprofit consultant and marketing professional with over 12 years experience in business development and management. She possesses a BA in Psychology & Sociology, a Certificate in Nonprofit Management, and graduate education in Forensic Psychology. She credits her knowledge to past experience, including founding and serving as Executive Director of a 501 (c) (3) organization, small business workshops & books, other moms, and self-teaching. Heather reports that her natural instincts are to help people and that she does this in whatever venture she takes on.
She is the owner & founder of Heather Lopez Enterprises, a firm dedicated to assisting businesses and brands to connect to their consumers via social media, branding, marketing, pr, and events. The firm specializes in working with small business owners, entrepreneurs, and moms.
Heather is the co-founder of the Super Mom Entrepreneur Conference & Expo and founded the Super Mom Entrepreneur Grant Fund, a conference and grant dedicated to helping moms grow their businesses through training, networking, and support. She also heads a small business/ entrepreneurial branding social network, Become Better Brands.
In addition, Heather is the founder of Happy and Healthy Mom.Com, which offers an online magazine, mommy expos, and a product review team for new & expecting moms, focused on the woman behind the baby. She is the co-founder of the Bloggin’ Mamas Cruise Conference being held the Summer of 2012. She is also a key figure in the launch of Connected Through Christ, The Christian Social Network. Heather Lopez Enterprises acts as the parent company to all of the aforementioned sites and events. She is also a nonprofit consultant for the Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations.
Heather has appeared on MSNBC, NBC, NY1, and IFV News. She has been quoted in the NY Daily News, The Miami Herald, The Sun Sentinel, on CBS, several blogs, and has appeared on multiple Internet radio shows. She has been selected by StartupNation as a Leading Mom in Business that past two years in a row, and was recognized by The Work At Home Woman as one of the 20 Most Responsive Women to Follow on Twitter. Heather is on the Market Mommy Expert Blogger Panel and is an expert panelist & consultant for QuestionMoms.