2016 Spring Conference Speaker
As president of Gallagher Consulting Group, Annie has worked with clients in more than 39 industries to advance missions and achieve profit goals. With more than two decades of expertise, she specializes in working with senior leadership and boards of directors on strategy, market positioning, and organizational development.
Organizations such as American Electric Power, Cardinal Health, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Longwood Gardens, Nationwide Insurance, The Ohio State University, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers engage Annie to develop top level executives and strategies. During her career, she has facilitated more than 600 “high stakes” sessions for clients.
Annie spent several years working in investor and public relations for LBrands, a multi-billion dollar retail company. She also served in leadership roles for a business trade association. As a consultant, she developed a methodology to assess the voting behavior of state Supreme Court justices, which is now used as a national model.
She holds a B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University, a M.A. in Communications and Leadership from Gonzaga University and is a certified executive coach. Annie was voted “Best of Business” 2015 by CEO Magazine, and has been recognized by Women for Economic and Leadership Development, and has been invited by The White House to share her insights on business and the economy.