Anne Warden

Anne Warden is a seasoned expert in developing communications and advocacy strategies that move public opinion and government policy. Using her extensive background on Capitol Hill and working with nonprofits aimed at creating social change, Anne helps forward-thinking organizations develop innovative communications campaigns that get results and save resources. She founded Warden Strategies, LLC to provide nonprofits with insider-level trainings and strategies that go beyond handshake meetings to actually affecting public policy. During her time on Capitol Hill, Anne served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Mike Thompson of California, and previously served as his Communications Director. While there, she worked with countless organizations aimed at influencing the federal government, and from it, she gathered a keen understanding of what works and what doesn't. Anne also has a wide breadth of experience in the nonprofit world developing strategic communications campaigns and media plans, including positions at The Pew Charitable Trusts and the University of Chicago. At the communications firm GMMB in DC, Anne worked with a range of clients including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, the U.S. Surgeon General, United Cerebral Palsy, and many others. Anne holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary. She resides in Oak Park, IL with her husband and two children. You can reach Anne at 312.324.0375 or her email [email protected].