Donna Heckler author of Living Like a Lady When You Have Cancer and founder of the Living Like a Lady Charitable Foundation, is a stage 3 breast cancer survivor.
Ms. Heckler is global brand strategy executive and thought leader in brand marketing. She has worked for Energizer Batteries to lead brand efforts both domestically and internationally. She has also led the brand marketing domestically and internationally for the retail side of Cardinal Health, Kimball International and Monsanto.
Through her consulting practice, she has supported such clients as the Clorox Company, Emerson Electric, Maritz, Inc., The American Red Cross, Rosewood Hotel, and Resorts and Ralston Purina, to name a few. Ms. Heckler is a respected speaker, author, and advisor.
She co-authored the book, The Truth About Creating Brands People Love. Ms. Heckler has a B.A. in Zoology from DePauw University and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Indiana University.
She is actively involved in the community and supports a number of art institutions, universities, and healthcare services. She is the Chair of the Board for Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis for 2014-2015.