With eight years of experience in the event coordination profession, Annie’s organizational and communication skills lend themselves well to the field of Project Management. She began her career as an Assistant Event Planner for the University of San Diego, coordinating high-profile donor and constituent relations events. After three years in the position, Annie moved to a small media production company to work as an Associate Producer. In that role she managed multiple local and national-level commercial shoots for energy and commerce clients in the San Diego area. She was hired by the Center for Creative Leadership in 2010 as a Program Coordinator, delivering programs throughout the United States and in Latin America for non-profit and Fortune 500 clients. In this role Annie was responsible for all program logistics, serving as the primary point of contact for the delivery team and participants. Annie provides operational, communications, and business process support to Ziksana Consulting in delivering engaging programs that make learning stick.
Annie holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts and English from the University of San Diego and a M.P.S. in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University. She also holds a Certificate in Event Management from the University of San Diego.
Annie is a proud volunteer member of the Alumni Board of Directors for the University San Diego where she serves as Chair of the Outreach Committee. When not working or volunteering, Annie can be found competing in triathlons, writing for her beginner triathlon blog, and playing on the beach with her husband and three dogs.