Ann Green is president of Ann Green Communications and is a nationally recognized leader in building communications between companies and communities. She is considered a pioneer in developing grassroots conversations between industry and stakeholders—including some of the nation’s largest companies and most well-known activists.
Ann has more than 30 years of experience consulting with over 100 companies in 32 states. She was instrumental in developing Community Advisory Panels (CAPs), which provide two-way communication between businesses and their stakeholders, including local citizens, elected officials and regulators. Ann facilitates community dialogue forums and provides stakeholder relationship counseling and media interview and communications’ training for clients.
Ann has worked with various industries to develop comprehensive crisis management plans. She also has created international crisis management plans for the chemical industry.
Ann has earned the Master of Science degree in journalism and behavioral science from West Virginia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and journalism from Glenville State College. She has been honored as Practitioner of the Year and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from by the West Virginia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. She was recognized by the Charleston, West Virginia, Area YWCA as a Woman of Achievement and was a finalist for West Virginia Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by Ernst and Young. In 2012, she was honored by Glenville State College as Alumnae of the Year.