Managing Director, Client Service
With the perspective of a business strategist, Ann believes that strategic planning is the foundation of all communications. Ann plays an integral role in developing strategies to build and enhance corporate reputations and strong brand identities for clients in agribusiness, advanced manufacturing, technology and professional services. She also manages external and internal communication efforts on a broad array of organizational needs ranging from change management and employee outreach to marketing programs. She has led GSU, the G&S internal management training program, and is a member of the Midtown Raleigh Alliance and the International Association of Business Communicators. Ann is a long-term member of the Advisory Board of Communications at Elon University, and an active board member for EarthShare NC. Industry peers have also recognized her with a Triangle Woman Extraordinaire award from Business Leader in 2011 and the Horizon Award from National Agri-Marketing Association in 2012. Ann earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. Ann applies her life philosophy of “go above and beyond” to both her client service and her training for road races.