Ann grew up in the Midwest (Illinois & Indiana). She graduated in 1999 with a bachelor degree in Biology from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. At the age of 18, she knew she wanted to be a Physician Assistant and fervently pursued this career. She graduated cum laude from Butler University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Physician Assistant studies. Since 2001, she has had the opportunity to pursue a multitude of specialties including cardiothoracic surgery, family medicine, orthopedic surgery, and hospitalist medicine. She lived in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for approximately 10 years where she worked in cardiothoracic surgery and family medicine. Ann volunteered for approximately two years with the Christian mission organization, Mercy Ships, which provided free medical care around the world. With this opportunity, she led a team of orthopedic surgeons, nurses, and surgical staff while operating aboard a hospital ship in Honduras as well as Liberia, Africa. After returning from overseas missions, Ann completed her Master's in Physician Assistant studies in 2009. She was nominated inducted into the Pi Alpha, PA honor society for her altruistic work overseas.
After marrying in 2009, she moved to the U.S Virgin Islands where she worked as a hospitalist PA on the island of St Croix. Prior to joining DCES, Ann was a member of the inpatient hospital medicine team at Rose Medical Center. She and her husband currently reside in Castle Rock. As a certified Physician Assistant, Ann is involved in all aspects of patient care - she performs office procedures and assists in the operating room.