MaryAnn is a seasoned leader in educational policy and administration and has a background in the field of Organizational Leadership. MaryAnn founded Applied Leadership Systems, a national consulting firm in leadership, communications, team decision-making, and conflict resolution. She has notable fund development experience and significant experience working in areas intersecting nonprofit management for a variety of organizations with diverse organizational structures, missions, and visions. MaryAnn is particularly adept at aligning organizational practices with vision and with board development. She has worked in the for-profit, entrepreneurial, governmental, healthcare, service, and educational sectors as an organizational development consultant. This experience has provided her with great insights and instincts. She is measured, thoughtful, and deeply compassionate and is uniquely qualified to lead our Board of Directors.