With experience in the non-profit sector, small businesses, and the corporate world, Ann enjoys taking on big initiatives, fixing problems, and leaving each project better than she encountered it. Ann helps TRG fill in skill gaps and achieve next-level outcomes, all with a cup of coffee in hand.
For 15 years, Ann was the Senior Vice President and Corporate Events Manager at Baird, one of the largest companies in Wisconsin. While at the end of her tenure at Baird and thereafter, she ventured into non-profit development and doula services.
Ann can strategize at a 30,000-foot level, and additionally possesses the knowledge and skills to accomplish goals on a micro-basis, always with an eye for process improvements and efficiencies. She excels in strategic planning, event planning, operations, and board development. In her spare time, Ann enjoys being active in her faith and her community with her husband and three children.
Coffee: Yes, please – any will do
Book: Hunger Games series
Movie: The Upside
Food: My Mom’s
Favorite Passage: Psalm 16:5 and Romans 5:3-4
Favorite Hobby: Laughing, Cooking, Yoga
BS from University of Wisconsin – Madison (international relations & affairs)
Certified Meeting Professional
According to Gallup’s StrengthsFinder, Ann’s strengths include:
Arranger—Pairs organization with quick productivity
Maximizer—Strengthens groups by honing in on individual strengths
Positivity—Exemplifies radiant enthusiasm
Futuristic—Inspires others with ideas and visions of the future
Strategic—Finds relevant patterns and issues in almost any given scenario quickly and easily