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    Heather Van Hoegarden Obering
    Heather Van Hoegarden Obering

    Assistant Director of Marketing

    Alma Mater:
    University of Notre Dame

    Heather Van Hoegarden Obering, previously the director of operations for Northwestern's women's basketball program, was hired as an assistant director of marketing in October 2011, with responsibilities for women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, women's lacrosse and men's golf. In September 2013, she was promoted to Director of Marketing with responsibilities over men's basketball.

    After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, where she served as the sports editor for The Observer, the daily student newspaper, Van Hoegarden worked as a CPA for Deloitte in Chicago for two years before coming to Northwestern to work with the women's basketball program. Van Hoegarden earned her master's in sports administration from Northwestern in 2010.

    The Burr Ridge, Ill., native currently resides in Chicago with her husband, Anthony Obering.