Name: Heather Locke
Title: CEO of Hammersmith Support
Married/Single: Married to my best friend
Kids: 1 daughter, London who is 9 years old
City you live in: Phoenix
A typical day in my life includes… Coffee and a walk in the morning, working with lots of zoom meetings, workout and dinner with my family. Time with a good book or an episode of Schitt’s Creek before bed.
I was born…in Knoxville, Tennessee
I’m listening to…California Soil by London Grammar, and lots of Audible
If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be…Hedy Lamarr – I’m fascinated by her story and her inventions.
One thing I cannot live without… books
When I was younger, I wanted to be… an actress
I’m inspired by…other business owners and their accomplishments
The one person who motivates me is… my husband
If I could change anything in the world, it would be…eliminate disease
The perfect day would be…coffee at the beach, boogie boarding with my daughter, happy hour at sunset, late night fire under the desert sky
My first job was… Restaurant Hostess
My favorite escape… Carlsbad, California
My life… started in Knoxville but really took off when I moved to Phoenix and met my husband from London, England and together, with my daughter, has opened my eyes to a bigger world.
I’m currently working on… a client portal to provide more convenient access for clients, support and data.
Favorite Quote… The most effective way to do it, is do it. ~ Amelia Earhart
Biggest Dream… to build an accomplished, successful business and give back to my community.
My Pet Peeve(s)… laziness, disrespectful behavior, and a holier than thou attitude.
More About Heather Locke:
After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Heather began her career as a web developer and quickly moved into a role of managing a team of programmers, designers, animators, and digital video producers for a wide variety of multimedia interactive corporate applications including marketing, communications and e-learning. From there, she worked as a project manager for Fortune 1000 companies, including Subway, Disney, HBO, and Target.
This expertise led her to found Hammersmith Support, a full-service web development company focused on helping clients of all sizes move through every phase of the process: site building, hosting, and maintenance. But most importantly, Hammersmith Support is built on a foundation of close relationships with clients. Heather seeks to know who you are, the challenges your company faces, and then use that knowledge to build a fresh, engaging, up-to-date website that reflects your organization’s core values and personality.
Heather’s design background, combined with her practical coding and server maintenance expertise, ensures clients receive the perfect combination of form and function: a contemporary, up-to-date look and user experience that is properly managed to ensure the site works smoothly and consistently.