Anne is dedicated to serving others in all facets of her life. She thrives on helping people and organizations develop their strengths to successfully reach their goals. She’s known for building strong teams by recognizing and cultivating the potential of each member.
Anne helps Jackson Spalding’s clients develop communications strategies that cut through the clutter and elevate their brands. She uses her previous careers in journalism and teaching to provide issues management, media relations support, speaker training and marketing education. Her varied experience and straight-forward style make her a trusted adviser to many, including the agency’s crisis and leadership teams, plus as a mentor to her colleagues.
After graduating from the University of Georgia, Anne began her career producing news coverage for CNN, but later felt a calling to teach. She earned a Master of Education from Mercer University and spent a decade at Stone Mountain Middle School where she was named “Teacher of the Year.” She remains a mentor to several of her former students.
Away from work, Anne stays busy serving her community as a volunteer and an elected official. She’s not only a member of Tucker’s City Council, but also works with a variety of local organizations including the Tucker-Northlake Community Improvement District and Leadership DeKalb to provide strategic counsel. You’ll also see Anne rolling up her sleeves and digging in the dirt for park beautification and community clean-ups.
Whether it’s in the board room, meeting room or in the community, Anne is always eager to find solutions and maximize opportunities for positive results.