Ann is a graduate of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England where she received her B.A. with Honors in Philosophy. As co-founder of Front Range Source, Ann serves a national clientele of nonprofit organizations from her home in the Rocky Mountain foothills of Colorado where she has lived since 2006. The firm provides fundraising and strategic planning services to nonprofits of all sizes, including large education, conservation and cultural institutions such as the University of Colorado, San Diego Museum of Art, Wildlife Conservation Society, and The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Ann has also worked extensively with grassroots and emerging nonprofits including Project Exploration, Global Education Fund and many others. She served as director of corporate, foundation and government relations at the Museum of Science and Industry where she oversaw an annual $11 million corporate, foundation and government fundraising program and led a comprehensive capital campaign for the U-505 submarine. Prior to joining the Museum, Ann held the position of midwest regional campaign director for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation's $100 million research campaign where she oversaw major gift fundraising in twelve markets.
Formerly, Ann was director of major gifts at the Children's Memorial Hospital Foundation in Chicago. She has served on the board of Impact on Education in Boulder, Colorado, on the advisory board of the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust in Oak Park, Illinois, and on the board of directors of the Chicago Foundation for Women. She was a founding board member of Wonder Works, a children's museum in Oak Park, Illinois. She has also served as a director of the Community Chest of Oak Park and River Forest and served two terms on the board of directors of the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. www.frontrangesource.com.