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Ann Kennedy

Job Title
Retired Executive Director & CEO
Yale University
Harvard University Business School

A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School, Ann Kennedy most recently served as Executive Director and CEO of the Houston Symphony from 2001 to 2005. She has served on the board of Teach For America Houston since 2006. Ann's other past and present volunteer activities include serving as a trustee on the Hermann Park Conservancy (2007-present) and Neighborhood Centers Inc. (2009-present), serving as a trustee and on the Executive Committee of the Houston Symphony (1987-1997), serving as a charter trustee of the Texas Opera Theater (1978-1987), and serving as the co-founder of the Combined Schools Alumni Club—an alumni organization to support the arts.

Ann and her husband have two grown children.