An expert brand strategist and marketer, Anne excels at using insight to help brands connect with consumers in meaningful ways. As President of North America she is accountable for the financial performance, new business and management of the agency’s 13 U.S. offices. She also co-chairs Allison+Partners’ Consumer Marketing practice and oversees client relationships for some of the agency’s most well-known brands.
Since joining Allison+Partners in 2007, Anne has played an integral role in growing the Consumer practice, as well as Allison+Partners’ U.S. footprint. She has introduced numerous internal policies and staff development programs contributing to Allison+Partners designation as a PRWeek Best Place to Work. She’s led several award-winning campaigns for Progressive Insurance, and provides ongoing counsel to such clients as PepsiCo, Seventh Generation and Danone North America, among others. A dynamic and innovative leader, Anne was the agency’s first and youngest female partner, was named one of PRWeek’s “40 Under 40” in 2014, and has earned industry recognition from PRWeek, The Holmes Report, AdAge and the Public Relations Society of America.
Boston is one of the country’s most economically powerful cities, home to a number of global and start-up technology companies. With some of the world's most renowned academic institutions, it is also considered a world leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. Our office is a short walk from South Station, the largest railroad station and intercity bus terminal in the city. This ensures we can quickly get to our clients, wherever they are. Our team is comprised of marketing communications experts with experience in corporate communications and integrated brand communications across the consumer and B2B technology, CPG, food and beverage, beauty and not-for-profit industries. Our clients come to us for influencer and media relations, thought leadership and executive visibility, product launches, crisis communications and experiential event development.
Start by skipping the typical breakfast and head to the North End for a self-guided pastry tour. Don’t be intimidated by the lines (they go fast) and visit both Mike’s Pastry and Modern Pastry, two cannoli rivals. Form your own decision, but don’t share your opinion too loudly. It’s a sore subject around town.
Ditch the Uber and trek over to the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile, red-lined route that leads you to 16 historically significant sites, each one an authentic treasure. It’s a “must-do” if the weather permits, as you can see so much of the city’s history during this walk.
After all that activity, sit down and enjoy a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. The park also offers tours of the “Green Monster” – a must-do for any local or out-of-towner. After the game, relax at the nearby Cask ’n Flagon for a craft cocktail and oysters, plotting your next move.
If sports aren’t your thing, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the perfect spot to take in an extensive, private art collection and sit outside in the beautiful, floral courtyard. It’s also the location of one of the most famous art heists in U.S. history!
In the early evening, keep the game going at the Sam Adams Brewery with a tour and samples of the best beer ever created. Or, if you are up for some additional walking, tour Newbury Street for some people watching and shopping.
Once hunger kicks in, hop on the T and head to Harvard Square for dinner at Alden & Harlow. Try to score a seat at the open kitchen’s chef table, as you eat your way through one of the best menus in Cambridge.