Heather Holmes

Office Phone
 Mondays and Wednesdays – Stewartville, MN 507-533-4745
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday – Stewartville, MN 507-533-4745
4th Thursday – Ellendale, MN 507-684-2681
2nd and 3rd Friday – Ellendale, MN 507-684-2681
4th Friday – Stewartville, MN 507-533-4745


Heather Holmes

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Heather Holmes joined the CEDA team in 2019 and serves the communities of Stewartville and Ellendale, MN. She is also owner of HH Solutions; providing services with an economic focus in communications, public relations, social media management and promotion, video production, writing, and all things marketing.

Heather comes from Rochester Area Economic Development Inc. (RAEDI) where she project managed the 5-year regional economic development initiative, Journey to Growth. Her background includes over a decade in television news, winning numerous awards including two Emmy nominations for video production.

Heather grew up in a small farming community in north central North Dakota, and is excited to bring her vast experience and passion to the small communities she serves.

She has completed her Upper Midwest Economic Development Certification, is the co-founder of the WE (Women Entrepreneurs) Forum and currently serves on the Jeremiah Program Board of Directors, The Rochester Charter Commission, Project Legacy Board of Directors, The Rotary Club of Rochester Board of Directors and is Club President Nominee.

Something most people don’t know about Heather: She graduated high school with a class of eight students- 7 boys and herself and was a diesel mechanic in the Army National Guard for 6 years.