Meet Our Team / Heather Wishart-Smith

Heather Wishart-Smith

Heather Wishart-Smith offers strategic counsel to startups, corporations, and investors funds drawing from her extensive background in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. She is a board director of Orion Energy Systems (Nasdaq: OESX) and an advisor to Blockchain Founders Fund. With a tenure as Senior Vice President, Technology & Innovation at Jacobs and a career spanning various roles, including as a Navy Civil Engineer Corps officer stationed at Camp David, she brings a wealth of experience to her board and advisory roles. Her expertise encompasses managing large-scale design programs, revitalizing struggling offices, and navigating digital disruption in the architectural/engineering sector. A published author and sought-after speaker, Ms. Wishart-Smith is a Forbes contributor with a column on innovation.

Holding both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia, Ms. Wishart-Smith is recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), where she served as President during the centennial year, and was inducted into the National Academy of Construction.

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