Jennifer Scott Heiges moved to Northwest Arkansas twelve years ago and lives with her husband Ryan in Rogers. When not serving the League, Jennifer can be found working on the Leadership Committee of the Taylor McKeen Shelton Foundation, volunteering with the NWA Boutique Show, volunteering with the Bentonville Film Festival, volunteering with Mamie’s Poppy Plates, or running as she is training for her 5th Marathon.
An Arkansas native, she holds a BBA in Marketing. She is currently a Sr. Analyst at Timex Group USA and prior to her current position, she worked for transportation conglomerate JB Hunt where she held roles in Fleet Management, Partnership Development, and Intermodal Pricing. Her career and volunteer efforts have brought her honors with the NWA Business Journal’s 40 under 40, Class of 2017.
Jennifer Heiges joined the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas in 2013. She has both Vice-Chaired and Chaired the Winter Dreams Tour of Homes. She has also held the role of Communications VP, Purple for a Purpose ad-hoc committee member, and now League Secretary. She was named the League Star for 2016.
The Taylor McKeen Shelton Foundation is her passion project. Founded in honor of her friends son who passed away from SUDC in 2013, for the last four years, she has served on a Leadership Committee which aims to drive awareness and prevention to SUDC. It is the 5th Leading cause of Death in children ages 1-4 and currently receives no public funding. They plan an all day fundraiser in NWA each June which begins with a 34 team Golf Scramble and ends with an evening reception with a live and silent auction. The most recent event raised $142k. One the Committee she has helped in everything from Golf preparations, to social media, to Silent Auction set up. She has also been known to decorate the trees at the NWA Boutique show.
Giving back to the Community and supporting other Women are 2 of Jennifer’s biggest passions. She has dedicated much of her time to helping others, as it is important to her to lend a helping hand as often as possible. Supporting and building one another is where we begin to make this world a better place. She also loves fireworks and Christmas. She might or might not stuff 6 tress in her home each year and host an annual Christmas in July party just to get the most use out of all of her decorations while combining her love of fireworks.