Heidi C. Gerhards, M.S.
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Gerhards has 20 years’ experience planning, coordinating, and implementing organizational transformation in government and corporate settings, including those relating to operational intelligence, counterterrorism, and immigration. Prior to founding Fuel, Ms. Gerhards began her career with the CIA, where she supported a variety of intelligence missions, before moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers and Electronic Data Systems, leading teams that provided strategic planning, process improvement, and organizational change management services. Since founding Fuel Consulting, LLC’s predecessor in 2003, Ms. Gerhards deployed her skills primarily in the area of counterterrorism program strategic planning and communications, including assisting in the creation of the Terrorist Threat Integration Center and its successor.