Ann Kerian
"Consultant and Executive Coach "


Ann was chosen as one of the Cedar Valley's top 20 under 40 business leaders, an honor given to business leaders under 40 years old.  She was also on the Wells Fargo Bank Advisory Board.  Ann served on the YMCA Board of Directors and on the Friends of Cedar Valley Hospice Advisory committee.  Ann also served 4 years as a board member of Jamie and Jim's Kids, a local group that provides terminally ill children from Eastern Iowa with a trip to Disneyworld.  She is also a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and served as a volunteer for the Waterloo Youth Hockey Association and St. Edward's school (Iowa). She currently volunteers for the Dells/Delton Area Hockey Association and St. Patrick’s school (Wisconsin). She was a board member of the YWCA. Plus, she was nominated for a Mayor’s Volunteer Award by one of her peers.

Ann has a B.A. in Broadcasting with a minor in Political Science from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.

If you are in need of a motivational speaker for your event, Ann is a perfect choice. Her energy and life experiences will inspire your audience. She is also available for seminars. Her expertise in speech writing, press releases and video production makes her a great candidate to help you get the publicity and money you deserve. Plus, with Ann’s coaching, her clients achieve success – personally and professionally.

Ann spent more than 15 years motivating people through a camera lens. Now, she takes her talents to another level as a consultant, motivational speaker, author, fundraiser and coach. She is a member of the prestigious National Speakers Association. This former television anchor is available for individual and group coaching. Ann is an “executive & life coach” and member of the International Coach Federation. She is also a charter member of the Eastern Iowa/Western Illinois ICF chapter and current member of the Madison–ICF chapter. The award-winning journalist got her training through Coach U.

Her buisness
was established in 2007. Her clients include John Deere Waterloo Operations (public relations, public speaking and fundraising), Ameriprise Financial and Young Leaders Association (keynote speaker), “Speaking of Women’s Health”, Aegon, Iowa Hospital Association and Hawkeye Community College (coaching workshops), EDGECORE (on camera work), Wheaton Franciscan Health Care (writing), Cedar Valley United Way (media workshops & Interim Major Gifts Director), River Run Productions (writing and on camera work), Roberts, Stevens & Prendergast, P.L.C. (coaching), MUDD Advertising (on camera work), Waterloo Youth Hockey Association (event planning, press releases and fundraising) Paul Dunbar: REAL KIDS/REAL LIFE (public relations, press releases) and the Courier (“Changing Channels” column).

Ann is currently the Foundation Consultant for Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin. She was also on the Marketing Committee for the Minnesota Health Care Association. She is a Consultant and Coach for Acorn’s End (Rochester, MN). She is also a Media Consultant for Power Shot Training: Excellence in Healthcare Sales & Marketing.

Ann most recently worked at KWWL-TV, the NBC affiliate in the Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Dubuque market. She was tasked with co-anchoring the 5, 6 and 10pm news and covering health stories. Prior to that, she worked at WEAR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Pensacola, Florida.  She co-anchored the 10pm news and handled the military affairs beat from 1995-2002.  Before moving to Florida, Ann was a bureau chief for WCTI-TV, the ABC affiliate in New Bern, North Carolina. She started her career in her hometown of Minot, North Dakota. She did everything. She was a reporter, anchor, photographer, weather person, producer and host.      



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