Ann is nonprofit advisor, copywriter and communications strategist for Maxim Design Group. She has extensive experience in communications for compassionate ministries, most recently developing the child sponsorship program and managing the marketing and communications for an international relief and development NGO. Prior to that she was director of a 100-bed nonprofit residential care facility in Milwaukee, WI, serving many people with mental illnesses who would otherwise be homeless. She has also worked in local churches as Christian Education Director. She understands the power of storytelling for nonprofits and is passionate about helping organizations tell their story in a way that connects with their audiences and build relationships. She shares her own stories on her blog, BitsandPiecesStories.com.