Yes, very accomplished. And yes, very busy. But O’Reilly is still dedicated to working with young women, helping them with leadership and their attitude. That’s one of the reasons she’s a Community Connector.
Heather O’Reilly also invests in community
O’Reilly, a soccer legend, is also an investor in the Franklin Street institution that is the Carolina Coffee Shop. She, along with a group of other investors — including her husband David Werry, a former UNC lacrosse player — bought the space earlier this year.
A historical marker outside the 95-year-old Carolina Coffee Shop proclaims it to be the oldest restaurant in Chapel Hill still operating in its original location. It’s been a soda shop, partial university post office and classic small town restaurant.