Managing Director, New York
As a business leader and communicator, Anne relies on deep reserves of curiosity, empathy and boundless enthusiasm for learning new things and making strategic connections. Anne is a 25-year industry veteran who oversees the G&S New York office with responsibilities for ensuring client service excellence, talent development and business growth. She also provides senior-level counsel for several accounts, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Fiserv and Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Before taking on her current role in 2018, Anne was president and CEO of CooperKatz & Company, the award-winning independent agency whose team she had helped to grow for 22 years prior to its acquisition by G&S. She earned a B.A in English from Vassar College, with concentrations in women’s studies and vocal performance; and an M. Phil. (A.B.D.) from New York University, with a focus on 19th century American literature. Inspired by life-long lessons from her parents to bring the very best to all you do, Anne serves as an industry and community leader, with roles as a board director for PR Council and incoming board president of LifeWay Network, a New York-based charitable organization that provides long-term housing to survivors of human trafficking. From her personal experience as a singer married to a drummer, Anne appreciates the value of collaborations that blend impact with creativity.