Anne has worked inside organizations for more than three decades as a leader of businesses and teams, human resources and as an internal consultant in the high-tech, healthcare, retail, outdoor, non-profit, professional services, construction, active outdoor, and consumer products industries. Her career began in marketing communications for the NBA’s Utah Jazz, followed by sales management roles at Nordstrom. She later moved into leadership roles in marketing and strategic communications at Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, and in organization and leadership development at Microsoft.
Before consulting full time, Anne served as Senior Vice President of Global Talent Management and Human Resources for global running brand Brooks Sports, Inc. in Seattle Washington. Anne was responsible for culture, organization, and leadership development, learning, talent management and HR operations in the North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.
Anne has worked as an executive coach and leadership consultant for two decades, supporting executives in new roles, during times of transition, or when leaders need to develop new capabilities for success. Bringing a strong perspective about the need for alignment of business and people strategies for success, Anne also enjoys working with executives and their teams in the areas of leadership team effectiveness and culture transformation. A native of Sydney, Australia, and a mother to four grown children, she now lives in Issaquah Washington with her husband Ralph and favorite puppy Belle.
Anne earned a MA in leadership and organizational development, and a certification in executive coaching from Fielding Graduate University (ICF PCC coach). She is an active member of the ICF-WA board, in charge of coach volunteering for MBA students in WA state. Anne is certified in multiple leadership assessments; Hogan Executive Leadership, Learning-In-Action for Emotional Intelligence, Team Performance Model and is a certified Insights Discovery (Jungian) Licensed Practitioner. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and the Global Growth Edge Network.