Our Core Values Drive Everything That We Do at Ann Albrecht Consulting

Adaptable  |  Action Oriented  |  Valued Partner  |  Transparent  |  Flexible

Ann Albrecht

Ann has over two decades experience assisting C-level executives in diverse industries including biotech, venture capital, strategic marketing and non-profit. After spending 10 years in the venture capital world, she realized there was a need for high quality virtual executive administrative assistance for small and startup companies. In 2021 she started her own consulting firm, Ann Albrecht Consulting, to help executives be as productive and impactful as possible. She received a B.S. in General Management and a M.S.M. in Non-Profit Management from Lesley University. Ann currently sits on the boards of Bubbe’s Closet and Salem Education Foundation. In the past she has held board positions with Lesley University – Business Management Division Alumni Advisory Board, East African Center for the Empowerment of Women and Children (EAC), Boston Junior Chamber, Massachusetts Junior Chamber, and as a National Vice President with the United States Junior Chamber (US Jaycees). Ann has been a resident of Salem for 16 years.

Ashley Howard

Ashley Howard is a highly motivated professional with over a decade of administrative, and operational experience supporting senior and C-Level executives across multiple industries. Prior to joining Ann Albrecht Consulting, she held various roles, including Travel Specialist, and Office Manager at companies such as Effie Worldwide, Essential Europe Travel, and CAST Software. Ashley has earned a reputation for providing outstanding team support and being a resourceful problem solver. A born organizer, Ashley’s expertise lies in her ability to adapt and shift gears when necessary. Always up for a challenge, she is continually raising the bar for herself in order to continue her growth and development, both personally and professionally. Ashley currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and attended SUNY Purchase for Drama Studies.

Cristianne Strange

Cristi is a highly experienced Administrative Assistant with over 30 years experience helping busy executives and their employees achieve their goals. Spending most of her career working for a major pharmaceutical corporation, she is skilled in customer service, human resource support, business process improvement, and cross-functional team leadership. During her tenure she was the recipient of a Diversity Excellence Award and a member of the Bridge to Employment mentoring program. Prior to working in the pharmaceutical sector Cristi worked in a wide variety of industries. She has experience working for architects, investment banking firms, corporate lawyers, and marketing departments. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Performance Management from Immaculata University. Some of the community projects she’s been involved in include Philadelphia Cares Social Change Leaders, and her town ESL Volunteer Literacy Program. Cristi is now living her best life in Hawaii and is eager to continue contributing her skills and background to help busy executives and their teams stay on track.

Anna Demars
Anna is a highly professional administrative assistant with over ten years’ experience of support, including that of executives. Her experience has been in government, real estate investment management, alternative asset management and Information Technology consulting. Anna has specialized in daily administrative duties such as travel coordination, calendar management, expense tracking and document filing maintenance as well as various ad hoc duties and projects. She is passionate about being an administrative assistant and in her spare time spends as much time outdoors as possible, as well as devotes time to volunteer work with her church. Anna holds a BA in English from the University at Albany, wherein she graduated Summa Cum Laude and recently relocated from New York to Florida where she currently resides with her dog, Babs and cat, Maggie.
Brittany Woods
With five years of experience in administrative and operational roles, Brittany is a motivated professional capable of providing support to senior and C-Level executives in various industries. Brittany’s teamwork skills and resourceful problem-solving abilities are well-known. She possesses excellent organizational skills and can quickly adapt to changes. Brittany enjoys challenges and always strive for personal and professional growth. Brittany resides in Gulf Breeze, FL, with her husband and three children. Join us in welcoming Brittany to our team.
Isabella De Leon
Isabella was born and raised in Nicaragua and moved to the United States to attend college at Johnson & Wales University. She previously worked at Boston Children’s Hospital as a supervisor for the Food Service Department and later moved into a recruiting coordinator role at Third Rock Ventures. For two years Isabella supported the recruiting team by coordinating interview schedules as well as onboarding. Isabella adapts quickly and has a passion for problem solving. She is helpful, optimistic and always finds a solution. During her free time Isabella likes to read books and bake.
Beatrice Armony

As a highly motivated and proficient executive-level Administrative Assistant, Beatrice has over three decades of professional administrative and operations management experience in the government and public sector industry. As the former senior-level Executive Assistant to the New York State Senate Majority Leader and Majority Conference Senators, she has demonstrated her aptitude to multitask and manage multiple priority projects while working independently and as a team player with her colleagues. As an influential liaison, she has built positive business relationships with organization executives, stakeholders, and community leaders in both the public and private sectors.
Through her proactive approach to providing efficient administrative and operational support, Beatrice possesses effective verbal and written communication, organization, and time management skills. She is always eager to develop new skills and grow professionally in her career. Beatrice specializes in calendar management, strategic planning of meetings and events, logistics administration, travel coordination, and document filing management. Her extensive background, diversified skill set, and attention to detail in previous roles as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager have enhanced and streamlined daily office operations and procedures.
Beatrice received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree from Siena College in Loudonville, New York. She has spent most of her life living in Upstate New York and now resides in Saint Johns, Florida outside of Jacksonville. In her personal life, Beatrice enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Benson, and taking long walks on the beach. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, kayaking, hiking, and biking.

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Our very own Ann Albrecht, Founder & CEO at Ann Albrecht Consulting, was recently a guest on the podcast Building Biotechs.Listen in as Ann discusses her virtual executive assistant consulting firm’s role in supporting C-level executives in diverse industries, including biotech, venture capital, and strategic marketing. Ann and her team help executives build thriving biotechs by allowing them to focus on their zones of genius while they handle the rest.


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About Building Biotechs
From the ground floor to the C-Suite, Building Biotechs offers a behind-the-scenes look into the strategy that goes into launching and scaling successful biotech and life science companies. We talk with biotech executives, founders, HR leaders, and culture builders to learn how they think about growing companies with intention, and discuss the valuable lessons they’ve learned along the way.