For all but five years of her career, Ann has worked in healthcare administration. She began her employment in healthcare administration in Baltimore – working for an orthopedic practice where she believes she learned the fundamentals of the healthcare environment; managed a Johnson City family practice office; and just prior to landing at ETSU, she worked for Medical Education Assistance Corporation (MEAC). She is a 1978 graduate of the MEDIX School, Maryland, and received her CPS in 2008.
Ann is a breast cancer survivor and volunteer for the American Cancer Society (ACS) – serving in the Reach to Recovery arm of the ACS. She is trained to give hope, support, and up-to-date information, including literature for spouses, children, friends, and other loved ones. Most importantly, as a volunteer, she offers the hope of an improved quality of life as survivors press forward toward a normal productive lifestyle. Ann serves as a volunteer for Dava Lee Russell Ministries creating custom graphic design for printed materials. She is an active member of Cornerstone Church, Johnson City. In her free time, Ann enjoys reading Spiritual/Inspirational books, porcelain doll making, crafting, quilting, swimming, and is an avid pool shooter.