Ann joined Percona in April 2013 as Consulting Practice Manager. Prior to that, Ann joined the Sun's MySQL Professional Services team as the Consulting Coordinator in June 2008. With the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle, Ann's role expanded to include the various aspects of Consulting Operations: budgeting, forecasting, bid analysis, project coordination, project accounting, scheduling, and some contract work.
Before entering the world of MySQL, Ann had a career in retail and commercial banking which included foreign currency trading with corporate clients.
Ann has a BS in Finance from Miami University and a MBA from Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Management. She and her family live in beautiful Hood River, OR, USA.