Anne Grady is the President of Acclivity Performance. Anne captivates audiences with her unique blend of humor, refreshing honesty, down-to-earth style, and her ability to help individuals and organizations get results. For over fifteen years Anne has helped lead organizations and leverage the strengths of individuals and teams.
Anne holds a master’s degree in Organizational Communication. She loves good wine and inspiring books, and her favorite thing in the world is sharing one of those belly laughs that leave you gasping for breath.
Through her Organizational Development work with a diverse array of companies, not-for-profits, governmental agencies, and individuals, she has developed a unique ability to implement solutions for the real issues we face today. But it is the candor with which she draws from her personal experiences, combined with her humor and wit that set Anne apart from the rest.
Anne plays many roles – daughter, professional, wife, volunteer, consultant, friend, leader. But it is her role as a mother to a wonderful, special needs child that has so fundamentally shaped her perspectives, her outlook, and her professional message.
“Casually hilarious, yet informative”… “Transformational”… “Rocks the house!”… “Open and flexible”… “Flat out funny”… “Inspirational”
These are just some of the words used to describe Anne. As a nationally recognized speaker and consultant, Anne helps guide organizations toward changes that build teamwork, increase productivity and reduce stress.
The fact that Anne has leveraged the mantras she champions in her own personal life to work through the challenges she faces each day adds real-life perspective to her message. Anne is an agent of change. She is passionate about providing practical tools and strategies that get results.Whether speaking to an audience of 1,000, teaching professional development workshops, or facilitating strategic planning sessions with executive management teams, Anne blends her professional expertise with her personal experiences and puts a comedic spin on even the most challenging topics to keep her audiences engaged and inspired.