Originally from Highland, Wisconsin, Heidi attended Dodgeville High School in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. She relocated to Whitewater, Wisconsin to attend the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where she earned a degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Media Arts and Game Development with a Communication Emphasis.
When she is not at work, Heidi enjoys visiting the rolling hills and beautiful countryside she grew up in. Her family members are proud dairy producers, her parents playing an essential role in the creation of the Rolling Hills Dairy Cooperative. Her family's farm, the Big Springs Dairy Farm, is a part of the Cooperative.
Prior to her time with Judgepedia, Heidi worked as House Staff with the American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin.