Heather is a skilled project manager and digital marketing professional with a passion for design and process development. In their first role with GFI, as the Web Project Lead within the Communications team, they led the development of GFI’s new website to a successful launch in February 2021. They were also part of the designer pair that created GFI’s global brand visual identity. Following the successful launch of GFI’s brand and website in February 2021, Heather was promoted to Creative Manager, where they oversee GFI’s global brand, design, and web publishing operations. Heather helped establish and now co-leads the Proud at GFI affinity group for LGBTQIA+ and ally employees, which fosters connection and builds resources for queer and gender-expansive colleagues. In April 2023, Heather was promoted to Associate Director, Creative.
A former North Texas native, Heather enjoys exploring their new home city – Knoxville, Tennessee – with their close-knit community of friends and neighbors, photographing hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains, and cooking up fabulous plant-based meals at home with their partner and their beloved pets. At GFI, their experience allows them to guide GFI’s brand and design strategy to inspire transformation in our global food system.
Heather uses they/them pronouns.
Proud at GFI: Diversity equals resilience
GFI’s creative manager Heather Mount recaps the first year of the Proud at GFI affinity group, GFI’s ongoing internal and external DEI efforts, and explores the strength diversity weaves into all aspects of life — including our mission to make alternative proteins no longer alternative.
Celebrating five years: Our new mission, vision, logo, and website
Five years after our founding, GFI is launching a new brand and website. Both enable us to triple-down on our commitment to a sustainable, secure, and just protein supply.