Heather Geronemus is director of corporate affairs and corporate social responsibility at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), where she drives the strategic direction of financial, international, customer and thought leadership public relations and oversees the company’s global corporate philanthropic investments. Heather has been with UKG (formerly Ultimate Software) for over a decade, serving in various marketing, public relations and community relations leadership roles.
Heather is an accomplished nonprofit volunteer leader serving organizations such as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Heart Association and many more. Following the loss of her father, Dr. Robert Geronemus, to a drunk driver in 2009, Heather took a leadership role in Broward County’s Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization. Heather established the Annual Walk Like MADD and MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale in 2011 and has since then continually chaired the event, raising millions of dollars for the organization. In 2015, Heather joined MADD’s National Board of Directors where she now serves as chair.
Her work has been profiled in People Magazine, the Sun Sentinel, and she has appeared on NBC, ABC and CBS to discuss issues and efforts to fight drunk driving. She has been honored by many publications and organizations for her leadership in fundraising, advocacy and strategy. Heather is a sought-after speaker on philanthropy, personal branding and women’s empowerment topics. Heather is a graduate of New York University.