Ann joined the Now Diagnostics team in late 2015 as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative officer. Ann retired from Walmart earlier in 2015 after serving the Company for nearly 13 years. During her tenure, she served as CFO for Walmart’s Sam’s Club division, CFO of the Asia Region and Chief Audit Executive. Though Ann joined the Company in 2003 as Assistant Controller, she quickly proved herself as a broader business leader, leading the finance team for the US real estate function and then later leading the finance team supporting Walmart US store operations. Ann is known for her ability to build great teams and drive process improvement across the organization.
Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Ann worked for Ernst & Young’s Assurance and Advisory Services Business where she served two Fortune 100 clients and other clients in the retail and consumer products industry. She also previously worked for Tyson Foods in a variety of finance and accounting positions.
Ann is active in the local community as well. She serves as the Chair of the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business Dean’s Executive Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Washington Regional Medical Center Foundation.
Ann and her husband, Gene, live in Fayetteville, AR. They have two children.