As a General Manager at the Ferris Wheel, Heather has the responsibility of supervising her dynamic staff, connecting with various innovators and entrepreneurs and helping maintain a cohesive coworking space in downtown Flint. She is focused on seeking doers determined to make their ideas real. Whether individuals want to create a business, invention, attain memberships, rent office space or even host events Heather will be able to assist you. Helping individuals attain the resources necessary to get their projects rolling is key, and as the building continues to be filled, her motives will be aimed at evolving the space to steadily meet the needs of the community.
Before coming to the Ferris Wheel, Heather worked at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce as a Director of Member Services. Serving on a number of different boards and committees, she has continued to show her dedication to her community. As a Flint native, her desire to help stimulate change has always been shown and with her new position, she certainly will be able to climb greater heights at the Ferris Wheel.
Jennifer is the Administrative Manager at the Ferris Wheel. As an administrative manager Jennifer streamlines day to day operations, assisting with member relations, events and managing multiple projects. She grew up in Genesee County and has her bachelors in Business Management from the University of Michigan-Flint. In her spare time she enjoys running, spending time with her daughter, and visiting Disney World.
“I’m excited to be in this creative environment with extremely intelligent, hard working people. I’m learning from people around me who are well versed in many fields. With the various skills that each person has, no one brings the same thing to the table. It’s nice to see each piece come together. Working in this collaborative atmosphere is wonderful!” - Jennifer Hickmott
Hershal Sylvester Sr.
Hershal is the maintenance coordinator at the Ferris Wheel. He was born and raised in the city of Flint and graduated from Northwestern High School. Hershal enjoys making barbeque grills, cooking, and spending time with his family. He has many skills including: welding, fabrication, and landscaping. When things need to be fixed around the Ferris Wheel, we can count on Hershal to be up to the task!