Strategic Communications Specialist, Hot Mustard PR
Anne is founder and head of the public relations firm, Hot Mustard PR, and has more than 13 years of experience as a communications specialist. As an account director at Olson Engage, she helped lead and manage PR and social programs from strategy to execution, working with clients including BEHR Paint, General Mills and P.F. Chang’s. Anne has led award-winning campaigns for Pillsbury Gluten Free Dough and Big G Cereals, and spearheaded crisis communications efforts for several national brands.
Prior to Olson, Anne helped build the national reputation of mono, a creative agency in Minneapolis, and spent four years at Hill & Knowlton in Chicago, where she managed brand communications and media relations for sports and CPG clients including the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee, Allstate, the Big Ten Network and Adidas.
Anne earned a master's degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University’s Medill School and a bachelor's degree from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana.