“How well we communicate is determined not by how well we say things, but how well we are understood.”

Andrew Grove

Ann practices purpose-driven design to connect brands with people.

As Art Director at Walker Sands, she leads the agency's design team, working across the PR, digital and creative services to conceive and develop digital experiences, content marketing assets, engaging video content and brand identity systems that are motivated by creative strategy and align user needs with client business objectives.

She has experience designing for web, mobile and print, with a portfolio that includes website redesigns, data studies, conversion-optimized landing pages and brand identity systems. She delights in solving complex problems, tackling new responsibilities and working with passionate people for whom no challenge is ever hard enough. Most recently, her insights on design and creativity were featured in FastCo Design.

Ann holds bachelor's degrees from Loyola University Chicago, where she studied visual communication, marketing and French and graduated summa cum laude.