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Anne Glendon

Anne is a senior management consultant who has worked with nonprofit organizations for over 25 years. Areas of special expertise include governance, strategic planning, organizational development and program evaluation. Over the past fifteen years, Anne has been a lead consultant on multiple projects, a change agent for organizational restructuring, and facilitator of complex collaborations and mergers. She also has created and presented customized training on Board and Staff Leadership issues, organizational assessment, fundraising and comprehensive capacity building strategies. Anne has served on many nonprofit boards including the Support Centers of America and the Nonprofit Management Association (now the Alliance for Nonprofit Management). She is Secretary of the Board of the University Musical Society, Board Chair of the Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association, past president of the Thrift Shop of Ann Arbor, past president of the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor, former Commissioner of the United Methodist Foundation, and emeritus trustee of the Beaver Island Rural Health Center. Anne began her career as a research associate at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. Her subsequent career path included six years as a structural designer, eight years as Executive Director of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, founding President and CEO of NEW Center and its governing corporation, and owner of Beacon Publications. She is a vetted consultant for the national Environmental Support Center, the American Association of Museums, and United Ways of America. Anne and her husband, Paul, divide their time between Ann Arbor and Beaver Island, Michigan.  They have two grown children.