Board of Directors

Ann N. Reese

Ann Reese

Ann N. Reese

Ann N. Reese founded the Center for Adoption Policy in New York in 2001 and serves as its Co-Executive Director. The organization provides research, analysis, advice and education to practitioners and the public about current legislation and practices governing ethical domestic and intercountry adoption. Prior to that, Reese served as a Principal with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private equity investment firm, in 1999 and 2000. From 1995 to 1998, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ITT Corporation, a hotel and gaming company.

Reese also serves as a Director on the Boards of Xerox Corporation, Sears Holdings and Genesee & Wyoming Inc. She has extensive executive experience in corporate finance, financial reporting and strategic planning through her position as a public company chief financial officer as well as corporate governance expertise gained from her experience on other public company boards.

She is a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, where she is a member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Audit Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the School of Social Policy and Practice (SP2) at Penn, and a member of the Trustees Council of Penn Women.

Reese has an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

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