Ann Marie Klotz, PhD, has worked in higher education for the last twenty years, most prominently within Enrollment, Marketing and Student Affairs. Prior to Naropa University, she served in senior leadership roles at The New School, Radford University, and the New York Institute of Technology. She earned her BA from Grand Valley State University (Political Science) and MA’s from Michigan State University (Student Affairs Administration) and DePaul University (Women and Gender Studies) respectively. She earned her doctorate from DePaul University where she studied the career trajectory and leadership styles of ten female university presidents. As a first-generation college student from Detroit, MI, she is passionate about helping underserved students find personal and professional success through education. She is a frequent speaker, keynote, consultant, and trainer for universities and corporations on areas of leadership and development. Personal and research interests include women’s career development, professional staff recruitment, developing online communities, wellness, and capacity-building. She is a patron of the arts and pursues many athletic interests including hiking, biking, and is a distance runner.
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