Heleine joined Hearts In Motion as a volunteer in 2014. After serving in that capacity for one year, she became an employee in 2015, to taking over the sponsorship programs.
Prior to Hearts In Motions, Heleine has taught French at the middle school, high school and college levels, including at Purdue Northwest University and Indiana University Northwest. She also worked in the legal field as a legal secretary and paralegal for a number of years.
She holds an AS in paralegal studies from Ivy Tech, and a B.A. in international studies and M.A. in communications from Purdue University.