H2K Partners is a business consultancy and growth engine for the events, media and digital information industries. We help clients create and execute customer-centric business models that meet today’s demands while also keeping their current businesses moving forward.

Our years of leadership and operational experience in the industries we serve allow us to provide relevant strategies mapped to your desired goals and to roll up our sleeves and execute. We focus on digital acceleration, sales modernization, and customer experience innovation to drive growth, performance, and profitability.

Our Values



We are transparent and accountable. We own our mistakes just as much as our successes.



We put our clients' interests ahead of our own and are committed to consistently delivering the highest standard of service.



We are committed and passionate about everything we do. If we are not, we do not do it.



We observe high ethical standards and expect the same from anyone who works with us or for us.

Our Team

At H2K we're dedicated to delivering our clients best in class results. 
Heather Holst-Knudesen Square

Heather Holst-Knudsen

CEO & Managing Partner

I run all aspects of the business including working directly with each client to drive growth, innovation and new business models.

Mary Connors

Mary Connors

CRO & Partner

I oversee the growth of H2K’s global business across all service lines, manage consulting engagements and develop strategy.

Deanna Hamilton

Deanna Hamilton

CMO & Partner

I oversee H2K’s go to market strategy across all service lines and provide marketing leadership services to our clients.

Francesca Cassola

Francesca Cassola

Director of Project Management & Operations

I develop, maintain, and improve company-wide best practices for brand growth, project management, and communication standards to increase productivity and customer satisfaction.

Emma Hutton

Emma Hutton

Marketing Specialist

I build H2K's social media presence, create content and marketing strategies, manage our website, and oversee database and opt-in build.



Brian Scott

Brian Scott

President & CIO of Cleartone Consulting
Sean McManus

Sean McManus

Co-Founder of M+D

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H2K's Mission

To partner with our clients as they make bold changes to their business models and help them achieve unique and sustainable growth and performance.


H2K's Vision

To become an authoritative, trusted voice and catalyst for change in the industries we serve and in doing so, improve the quality of life for people, families and communities.