Adaptable | Action Oriented | Valued Partner | Transparent | Flexible
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 (Treasurer) and Salem Education Foundation, and is current member of the Lesley University – Business Management Division Alumni Advisory Board. In the past she has held board positions with 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 14 years.
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.
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.