Mary-Therese Heintzkill joined CDDRL in 2023 and collaborates with the operations team as a Program Coordinator. Prior to Stanford, Mary-Therese worked in startups and small businesses, utilizing her focus on strategic operations, innovation, and process improvement to create, implement and iterate on process efficiencies for growing businesses. In addition to her professional work, and because of her love of education and music, she teaches piano and voice lessons to young, developing musicians in her community.
Mary-Therese earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in music with a concentration in vocal performance from Western Michigan University and the University of South Carolina, respectively. Music has always been a vital part of her life, and she has spent the past two decades performing classical music professionally and voluntarily, most recently having dedicated 6 years with the Colorado Symphony Chorus as a member and auditioned soloist.