Elizabeth E. "Bettsy" Heggie, M.B.A.

GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP),
Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth E. Heggie is the Chief Operating Officer of GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP). Bettsy joined GRASP in 2006. She was an in-school advisor for two years and in 2008 was named Director of Advising. She assumed the position of CEO in 2010 and transitioned to her current role as COO in August, 2017. 

Bettsy received her bachelor’s degree in history from Salem College and master of business administration degree from Wake Forest University's Babcock School.  Before GRASP and some time off to volunteer and raise a family, she enjoyed a career in telecommunications with a focus on leadership and organizational development, specifically in information technology.  Bettsy and her husband Tom, a career educator, have one daughter, a graduate of the College of William and Mary.