Heidi France isan International Trade Specialist with a Department of Defense (DoD) Contractor, and a seasoned Military Spouse Professional. Seeking out a military-friendly company and capitalizing on technology has allowed herto become an expert inher field. Heidi worked for hercompany for three years, building relationships and rapport, when it came time for the inevitable pack outand move. Not wishing to relinquish a satisfying career and start from scratch yet again, Heidi presented her boss with a list of tasks she could continue from a distance. “I was so nervous andit was a leap of faith,” she said, “but then I thought, ‘ I don’ t know if I don’ t ask.’” Her courage paid off, and Heidi has been telecommuting onand off since 2008. Though not all ofher responsibilities were carried over, Heidi has thrived working digitally, andat one point she successfully managed almost $10 million in contracts and a large team of employees.