Anne Blackburn currently serves on the boards of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College and the Haring Center at the University of Washington. The Haring Center is an institution that promotes educational inclusion through research, teaching models and training. In addition to Pitch Your Peers, Anne is a member of another women’s grant giving organization, Washington Women’s Foundation. She is currently a member of Dartmouth’s President’s Leadership Council (PLC) and Centennial Circle of Alumnae at Dartmouth and has volunteered as an Admissions Ambassador. Formerly, she was a board member of the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington. Anne previously worked in brand development and marketing at Cott Retail Brands in San Francisco and The Retail Group in Seattle. While at Cott she launched private label products for Safeway among other retailers. During her time at The Retail Group Anne worked on Nike’s in-store design. Anne graduated from Dartmouth in 1991 with a B.A. in English modified with history. A San Diego native, she attended the University of San Diego High School and still spends time with friends and family in La Jolla. Currently she lives in Seattle with her husband, Jeff, and two daughters.