A native of Charleston, Anne began her career in New York City with Random House/Clarkson Potter Publishers where she assisted with the editorial process for well-known lifestyle authors. She segued into the public relations industry and was involved with programs for corporate clients such as Neiman Marcus, The Horchow Collection, Swarovski Crystal and a variety of Kraft Foods brands including Cool Whip, Jello and Altoids Mints.
Anne returned to Charleston in 1997 and established Leapfrog Public Relations where she worked with a number of high profile businesses in Charleston and across the Southeast including Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, SEE Eyewear, Cynthia Rowley and Tara Guérard Soirée among others. Anne sold Leapfrog to her colleagues in 2009 (and the firm continues to be one of Charleston’s premier boutique PR agencies). She joined Tara Guérard, LLC in 2012 to oversee business development and marketing.