The Iona College Campus Quad

Heather L. Foldessy ’97MBA

Heather Foldessy majored in marketing. She is a senior consultant at the Gartland & Mellina Group (GMG), a management consulting company. In this role, Heather is responsible for corporate events, corporate marketing programs, and managing both internal and external communications. In addition, her responsibilities include supporting recruitment efforts and helping manage diversity seminars. Heather is the GMG point person for the Women’s Bond Club of NYC. Prior to joining GMG, she worked for JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch and Bowne & Co., Inc. While studying for her MBA, Heather was a work-study assistant to the Iona basketball staff. At GMG, Heather is the coordinator of the firm’s participation in Iona’s Career Day and mentoring events. She is also responsible for GMG’s undergraduate and graduate internship program. Heather is a member of the Goal Club and the Alumni Board’s Internal Affairs Committee.