Human Resources Manager
Ann enjoys every aspect of Human Resources. Her comprehensive background in HR management includes, labor relations, employee retention, compensation planning, recruitment, policy interpretation, manager training and communication. Her ability to use these skills to build strong and trusting relationships with employees is unparalleled.
As a strategic HR manager, Ann is committed to working closely with employees and managers to not only strengthen their teams, but to help the overall business thrive. She is responsive and people-focused, and strives to adhere to the mission of the company, while helping each individual to reach their full potential.
Ann holds a B.A in Sociology from the University of Washington and has achieved the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. She is a true Seattleite. Born and raised near Lake Washington, Ann is never found far from water. She currently lives in West Seattle (near Puget Sound) with her three girls, husband and two cats. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends on Anderson Island and teaching skiing at Snoqualmie Pass.
Q&A with Ann:
What do you like best about your job?
I enjoy people. I enjoy working with employees and managers to strengthen their teams and help the overall business thrive. I enjoy focusing on individuals, and aligning their strengths to the mission of the company, while helping all involved to reach their full potential.
What is your favorite movie?
Ferris Bueller's Day off.
What is your favorite place to visit?
Hawaii. Each adventure that I have been lucky enough to go on in Hawaii has been fantastic, and I can’t wait to get back again soon.
If you were an animal, what would you be and why?
A giant panda. I have always been fascinated by giant pandas. I love that even though they are large, they can climb, swim and tumble around the forest.
What is your favorite season?
I love Winter in the Northwest. Winter brings the snow to the mountains and ski season begins. The mountains of the Northwest are truly magical.