Anne Borchert is a Vice President in the Executive Practice at GG+A, where she specializes in supporting organizations seeking to grow and develop corporate relations, corporate giving, and strategic projects and partnerships. She brings more than 35 years of experience to her role, with expertise in driving holistic corporate engagement, managing advisory committees, forging academic partnerships, and promoting diverse and inclusive fundraising strategies. With a broad background in higher education that includes roles at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), the University of Chicago, and Vassar College, Anne is also adept at navigating complex centralized and decentralized organizational structures with agility.
Prior to joining GG+A, Anne was the Associate Vice President of Corporate Relations and Strategic Projects at Case Western Reserve. She served in a variety of leadership roles in Corporate Relations at CWRU, and was promoted multiple times for her strong performance, innovative strategies, and relationship management skills. During her tenure of more than 25 years, Anne worked across the University in the School of Engineering, Central Development, and campus-based programs, leading teams that were responsible for more than $300 million in financial investments.
Previously, as the Director of Development and Annual Affairs for the University of Chicago’s International House, Anne was responsible for more than $2 million in investments from corporations and individuals. She also held leadership roles in UChicago’s Annual Fund and Donor Relations offices. Earlier in her career, Anne taught English in Japan with the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program and worked as an Editorial and Foreign Rights Assistant at the New York publishing house, Doubleday & Company. Additionally, she served as a business manager at Vassar College.
Anne completed her Bachelor of Arts in English from Vassar College. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Positive Organizational Development at CWRU’s Weatherhead School of Management. She has been a speaker, presenter, and panelist for multiple conferences, including the Future of Work, and the Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers (NACRO) annual conference. She is a member of NACRO, and co-chair of the Shaker Schools Foundation Advisory Committee in Shaker Heights, Ohio.