- Board Member
Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Anne earned a BA in History from the University of Nebraska. Starting in the residential design business in 1980, Anne joined Roche Bobois as Director of the Scottsdale, AZ. store. In 1986 she founded Casa Bella Interiors while working as Vice President, Design, for Anozira Development. She designed the interiors for its award winning town homes, which were photographed for Better Homes and Garden.
Anne has designed new restaurants and commercial venues, and numerous private residences, mostly in Arizona. Private residential projects have appeared in Phoenix Home and Garden magazine.
Anne is a member of International Furniture and Design Association (IFDA) for executives and manufacturers in the design profession.
Moving to St. Louis in 1990, Anne became active on civic boards, and originated and chaired many successful fundraising events, including the 80th Goodwill Anniversary, SIUE School of Business, Boys and Girls Town of Missouri events, and numerous Life Skills and Tower Grove Park events. Past board affiliations include the boards of Easter Seals Midwest (Life Skills), St. Louis Beacon, Missouri Historical Society Friends Board, Shakespeare Festival, Campbell House, Boys and Girls Town of Missouri, and Ranken Jordan. She received the St. Louis Board of Aldermen Special Resolution and Recognition Award for fundraising and dedication benefitting Tower Grove Park and City of St. Louis (2011), and the James Gurney Award from Tower Grove Park Board of Commissioners for outstanding service to the Park.
In addition to the Lifelong Vision Foundation board, Anne is currently a member of the Regional Council of Great Circle and an emeritus member of the Board of Commissioners Tower Grove Park (past president.)