A founding principal of Ark Advisors, Ann has a wealth of marketing experience. She has served as a senior executive for both national advertisers and agencies and — for the past 3 decades — as a management consultant.
Before founding Ark Advisors, Ann spent nearly a decade at two of the nation’s leading consultancies where she advised clients on agency sourcing, selection, compensation, and relationship management. She is a frequent panelist and industry contributor.
Ann began her consulting career at The Weston Group, a well-regarded general marketing management consultancy. Prior to her consulting, Ann spent over a decade in senior account management and business development roles at leading agencies including BBDO, J.Walter Thompson, Hill Holliday, and Wunderman Worldwide. Ann’s client-side experience includes brand management positions at Kraft Heinz (General Foods) and direct marketing management at CBS Publications.
Ann attended Brown University, received her BA from Barnard College and has an MBA with high honors in Marketing from Boston University Questrom School of Business.