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Anne Bovaird Nevins

Chief Strategy & Communications Officer, Strategy, Communications, & Partnerships, PIDC

As Chief Strategy and Communications Officer, Anne Bovaird Nevins serves as member of the executive team, working with resources across the organization to drive success and growth. Anne leads a team that is responsible for managing the integration of strategic communications, product innovation, resource development, stakeholder relationships, and business growth initiatives.  This team communicates effectively to stakeholders, clients, and partners to build PIDC’s identity, celebrate its successes and impact, and drive a pipeline of new business; identifies market needs and develops innovative products and services to meet those needs; attracts and structures funding to capitalize PIDC’s products and services; and creates and sustains external partnerships to enhance the organization’s effectiveness and achieve PIDC’s mission.  Prior to this role, Anne served as Senior Vice President for Marketing and Business Development at PIDC for six years.
From 1999 to 2001, Anne served in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs, which is responsible for coordination between the President and all cabinet agencies.  She then joined the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and managed the logistical and hospitality arrangements for all U.S. dignitaries attending the Olympics.  Anne then returned to her native city of Philadelphia and managed corporate sponsorships for the Kimmel Center, Philadelphia’s regional performing arts center.  She next served as Director of Development for Historic Philadelphia, Inc. and raised substantial funds to renovate Franklin Square, an 8-acre urban park in the center of Philadelphia’s historic district.  Anne has a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School and a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.  She lives with her family in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia and serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Bache-Martin, supporting the neighborhood public school.