Ann N. 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. 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. Reese is also a member of the Executive Committee of Penn Medicine, and chair of the Audit Committee. Reese also serves as a Director on the Board of Sears Holdings.
Reese has a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.