Prior to launching her own firm, Annie was Senior Vice President of Opinion Strategies, Inc. In this role she led client projects in market research and communications. Annie spent several years of her career working in investor and public relations for LBrands, a multi-billion dollar retail company. She also served in leadership roles in communications and political affairs for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. As a consultant, she developed the first systematic research design to assess the voting behavior of state Supreme Court justices. Her approach is now used as a national model throughout the U.S.
Annie holds a B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University, a M.A. in Communications and Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University, and received training from CoachU, the largest coach training for business coaches in the world.