Vice President of Operations, Champion Disability Advocates
Ann is responsible for leading Champion Disability Advocates, providing strategic direction, overseeing complete operations, and developing relationships with government agencies.
Ann is a practicing attorney, with more than two decades of legal experience. She harnesses that experience to lead Champion Disability Advocates’ team of professionals, including an experienced group of attorneys that assist clients with the disability appeals process. Under Ann’s direction, Champion Disability Advocates has grown from helping 500 individuals each year to now helping over 1,000 individuals each year.
Prior to joining Champion Disability Advocates she was a Partner with Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, a 250-attorney law firm based in Detroit, Mich. She has also held executive-level Human Resources positions in a number of hospitals throughout the Midwest.
Public speaking is one of Ann’s passions. She has lectured groups both large and small on topics ranging from conflict resolution to civil rights. Ann holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a J.D, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School.
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“The process is overwhelming and it is so wonderful to have someone helping. It is very frightening to almost lose a loved one. It is hard to concentrate on paperwork when your loved one needs your constant care.”
“My sister would not have been able to work through the mountains of paperwork without [Champion Disability Advocates].”
“You always kept me well informed and well advised and I was always able to reach you. Appreciate having you in my corner.”