Team Member Profile
Heather Novotny is an Executive Assistant at Carlson Capital Management. In this role, she serves as the primary point of contact representing Founder Jeff Carlson. Heather’s responsibilities support a high level of client service, executive scheduling, and communication, and projects furthering the firm’s growth. She is a member of the firm’s Hastings office where she also coordinates facilities management.
Prior to joining CCM, Heather held a number of high-profile executive assistant positions, most recently serving the leadership team at a large dental insurance organization in Minneapolis. Her attention to detail, resourcefulness, and the priority she holds for clear, proactive communication makes her a valued collaborator for colleagues and clients alike.
Heather lives in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. She shares her life with her husband, Paul, daughter, Tori, and son, Tucker. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing on volleyball and bowling leagues, hiking, biking, and a good walk, traveling, finding new restaurants and breweries to try, and going to concerts. She is an active volunteer with Special Olympics Minnesota and the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park.
The foundational values of Carlson Capital Management are exactly why I am proud to say I work for this company. This statement is especially meaningful to me: “Our deep commitment to each client we serve is built upon foundational values like honesty, hard work, and a strong sense of personal dedication.” I am a strong believer in hard work, being honest with ourselves and with others, and doing the right thing in all aspects of life.