With 35 years of experience in Chicago’s nonprofit sector as both a fundraiser and grant-maker, Anne has particular expertise in philanthropic brand development, communications and publications.
As a professional writer, she has created annual reports, campaign case statements, newsletters, brochures, solicitation appeals and commemorative books. She has extensive experience in website messaging and writing. Utilizing her background in creative writing, Anne is able to advance the brand and market positioning of clients in unique, engaging and compelling ways.
She has worked with such prominent Chicago institutions as Lincoln Park Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, the Morton Arboretum, the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Trust, and McCormick Theological Seminary.
Prior to launching her consulting business, Anne most recently served as Vice President of Development & Communications for Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights, one of Chicago’s largest and most respected social justice organizations..
Anne is a published poet, mother and wife, avid reader, homework queen, dog walker, and gardener — and is exceptionally good at multi-tasking. She gets to the gym only occasionally.