Prior to joining The Bold and the Beautiful, Heather spent three years starring as “Kelly Cramer Buchanan” on ABC’s One Life to Live, and 13 years starring as the tempestuous “Victoria Newman” on CBS’s The Young and the Restless.
Heather and her husband James Achor starred in their own Reality-TV Mini-Series for the HGTV Network called Renovation Unscripted. Heather and James bring their unique backgrounds and incredible design taste along as they renovate and design spaces all over Los Angeles. Their work has been featured in InStyle and Elle Decor magazines. Today, the dynamic duo continues to creatively change the scene of décor and home makeovers for some high level clientele.
In addition to directing and hosting her own reality show, Heather recently joined the cast of major network shows including FOX’s Lucifer and A&E’s Unforgettable.
Along with her extensive television work, her Broadway credits include the Los Angeles production of Prymate, a role for which she received a Robbie Theatre LA Award Nomination for Best Actress. Her New York theatre credits include: “Jenn” in Happy Hour; “Chrysothemis” in Electra with Marissa Tomei, Kathleen Chalfont, David Strathairn and Laila Robins, “Barbara Northrup”/”Marjorie Cameron” in Moonchild, and “Polyxen” in Hecuba.
Outside of the limelight, Heather is devoted to helping others and is extremely active with charities such as Project Angel Food, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, AIDS Project Los Angeles and Tuesday’s Child. In 2003, Heather created Daytime for Planned Parenthood. She has also enjoyed sharing her passion for acting with people across the country teaching young aspiring actors improvisation, scene study and on-camera work.
MASTER BEER SOMMELIER MARC STROOBANDT - BEER TRENDS HE IS PREDICTING WILL BE BIG IN 2017
- What we can look forward to in 2017
- Non-traditional beer drinkers will make their way into the category
- Flavored beers are going to become more prominent in the next coming months
Marc Stroobandt is a leading authority in the art and science of food and beer pairing as a Master Beer Sommelier, taking his unique and entertaining approach across the globe. Stroobandt provides beer training and education, presentations, and activations at various outlets in the U.S. and internationally. Stroobandt is an accredited trainer for the BIIAB (British Institute of Innkeeping Awarding Body) and has trained through the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, in affiliation with the Beer Academy. He has been named to the Honorary Knighthood in the Order of the Mashing Staff in recognition of his professional expertise and services for the promotion of beer and beer culture.
SUPERMARKET GURU PHIL LEMPERT –TOP TEN FOOD & BEVERAGE TRENDS FOR 2017
In December of 1985 Phil released his first forecast in The Lempert Report to help retailers and brands understand the opportunities for the coming year…and since then his predictions have been shared on television and in hundreds of publications including USA Today, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune as well as retail and food trade publications
The 2017 Trend Forecast
2017 promises to be one of the most exciting in the history of food and retailing as technology - in food production, retail environments and consumer communication takes the main stage as a new administration in Washington promises to make significant changes to those agencies that will have a direct effect on food production and policies.