Ann Fry is a beacon for change. She's committed to people having happy, fullfilled and amazing lives at work and at home. She is unconventional, frank, warm and funny. She challenges people to go beyond their limits and to color outside the lines. People leave Ann's presentations laughing, upbeat, and full of spirit and return to their workplaces and their lives with a renewed commitment to change whatever isn't working. Ann combines 30 years of experience as a psychotherapist, health care administrator, college professor, executive coach, author and Mom to relate to all sorts of audiences. A pioneer and transformational agent, Ann helps companies ReInvent their workplace culture. Now, in her newest endeavors, she takes on advocacy through her newest initiatives called Cancer 360 and I Am A Thriver. Ann has a story to share of her own reinvention .. having sold everything at age 60 and moving from Austin, TX to NYC to fulfil a dream and start over.! Then soon after, she came through her bout with Breast Cancer and is thriving, and finally, she helped her adult son navigate his recent cancer experience. After 9 1/2 years, she returned to Austin, TX to be closer to her son.
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Ann, “exceptional” just does not seem adequate enough to convey how we feel about the keynote presentation you gave at our Banquet Awards Dinner. You are an amazing person of rare insight, able to put across a powerful message in a captivating way. Your personal story, told with intensity and humor, was inspirational. You have a wonderful gift of making each member of the audience feel that you were speaking directly to them.
Your amazing story and the life lessons that you shared that evening empowered everyone in the room to look at their personal difficulties with fresh insight and motivated them to live their life with renewed purpose, passion and meaning! Steven Tyler, Sjogren's Syndrome Patient Conference
"This was the best management meeting that we have ever had. Not only did everyone enjoy themselves, but valuable lessons were learned that can be immediately put to use with our employees." PJ, Vista
"Ann was a terrific addition to our sales convention. She was listed as one of our best speakers. She created an entertaining and energy-charged environment." MA, Cox Target Media
"Ann has an amazing ability to engage folks and her presentation style keeps all partners involved and applying material to their lives and their jobs." DJ, Proactive Alliance
“It was a wonderful opportunity to give our employees a day away from the office and still provide them with timely, useful and FUN information. Everyone had a fantastic time.” –S.C., State Farm Insurance