our team

Heather Gilbert Charlotte Computer Science


Operations Manager

Heather Gilbert is the Operations Manager for the dot. Consulting. She has worked for Dr. Jones since 2017. Heather manages the dot. clients, content and bookkeeping.

She has a background in project management and customer service. Heather enjoys managing all aspects of a project and bringing any and all of Dr. Jones fun ideas and goals to fruition. She has a passion for helping grow the STEM and Computer Science education in schools. Heather graduated in 2016 from CPCC with a degree in Administrative Assisting.

In her free time she loves spending time with her husband, Justin, and their 2 daughters Tenley (4) and Ellena (5 months).

Holly Harris Charlotte Computer Science


Instructional Coach

Holly Harris was born and raised in Thomasville, NC. She’s a graduate of Pfeiffer University.

Holly has been teaching and coaching for nearly 20 years as a Career Development Facilitator, Curriculum Instructional Coach, and Instructional Management Coordinator.

 Holly has spent nine years at Cabarrus County Schools as a Work-Based Learning Coordinator and Academy Coordinator. She’s passionate about providing students with experiences that guide their career choices.

 In her spare time, she loves the outdoors and exploring new places. She’s a military wife and mother of two boys, Colby (15) and Logan (9), and family dog Dakota.

Madison DeeSmith Charlotte Computer Science

Madison NeeSmith

Marketing Director

Madison NeeSmith was born and raised in the surrounding area of Charlotte, NC. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A in Politics and International Affairs from Furman University. Madison interned for a member of Scottish Parliament while abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Madison served as a Communications VISTA for STEM West as part of the AmeriCorps VISTA Program. Her experience deepened her belief in community and creating positive systemic change through education.

At the dot. Consulting, she helps change the conversation around education and technology. Additionally, she promotes and assists the Dot’s community connection, the Dottie Rose Foundation.

Madison loves movies, hiking with her dog Bowie, and powerlifting.

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