Heather A. Kollar
Director of Talent Acquisition and Business Development
Heather Kollar joins Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG) as Director of Talent Acquisition and Business Development working out of the New York City office. She brings to FHFG twenty plus years of business development, marketing, training, and recruiting in both the Fortune 500 and small business markets. Heather’s mission is to compliment the success of FHFG with form, process and new projects. She takes pride in her ability to bring people and resources together, building strategic partnerships that bring out the greater good in people.
Heather graduated from Fordham University, New York with a degree in Communications. She had many interesting internships in her younger years, including New York Magazine and US Senator Lautenberg’s Office in DC. She began her professional career as a Human Resources professional at The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi in Rockefeller Center. The ability to influence and cultivate company culture and individual successes attracted Heather most to financial services. She now brings her diverse experience and passion to FHFG where she likes nothing more than helping new and experienced associates discover the possibilities of well-crafted strategies brought to life.
Heather’s strong sense of professionalism keeps her actively involved in industry and community. She is a Member of the Business Impact Group of NY, as well as a Volunteer and Fundraiser for The Michael Magro Foundation and the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. In her spare time Heather enjoys travel, athletics, cooking, writing, fishing and the beach.
Heather was born in the Bronx, NY and now resides in Baldwin, NY with her significant other Arkeam Ellerbe.