Anne has a passion for leadership, mentoring and helping women find their voices—be it in corporations, politics or women creating change in communities around the world.
Anne currently serves as both the Vice Chair and Development Chair of an international nonprofit organization, World Pulse. World Pulse is creating a digital uprising on a global level, connecting women in over 190 countries through their social media network. These women have created change movements impacting over 6 million to date. The goal is to have 500K on the ground leaders impacting 1 billion others in the next decade, helping women find their voice, create change movements in their communities and help end the oppression of women worldwide.
As a past Principal of The AthenA Group for 10 years, Anne’s expertise was in the area of large organizational culture change—helping senior management define the elements of culture that will drive desired change and business results and integrating those elements with organizational systems and processes. Anne was also a part of AthenA’s leadership development and executive coaching practices.
Before joining The AthenA Group, Anne was a Senior Partner at Accenture, a worldwide consulting, outsourcing and technology firm. During her 24 years with Accenture, Anne had extensive experience in strategic planning, business process analysis, systems design, implementation and integration and human performance. She worked in a variety of industries, assisting companies with improving business performance, customer effectiveness and employee effectiveness and engagement. As a partner, she led Accenture’s practice in Human Performance for the West Region, specializing in workforce transformation, and working with client workforces to achieve long-term sustainable change whose impact could be measured. She also spearheaded the Accenture’s Women’s Initiative in Denver and the West region.
Anne has served on a variety of Boards and nonprofits. Anne was a member of the President’s Leadership Class Board at the University of Colorado for 10+ years, as well as a member of the CU Advisory Board for the Business School (MBA ’78). Anne also did work with The Leadership Investment, a nonprofit devoted to creating gender equity in corporations and businesses, and helping women find their leadership voice and capabilities within their organizations. In that capacity, Anne chaired the WiseWomen’s Council, a network of C-Level corporate women and co-chaired the Fundraising Committee. She was a Board Member from 2000-2012, serving as the Board Chair for four years. Anne also served as their Acting CEO and President during 2009 – 2010.
She is a member of the Electing Women PAC in Denver and mentors a variety of young leaders in the Denver Community. She is excited to rejoin the Business Board of Alumni and Friends at the Leeds School of Business at the Unversity of Colorado!