Chief Executive Officer
Annette assumed leadership of Ronald McDonald House at Stanford in July 2012. She came to RMHS with a wealth of experience in non-profit leadership and fund development, and as chief executive officer holds primary responsibility for the organization, overall accountability for strategy development, fundraising and the effective operations and management of the House. Prior to joining the House she served as president and CEO at The Kidney Trust, a national nonprofit. Before that she had an extensive non-profit consulting practice, assisting community organizations in strategic planning, governance, and development matters. Before consulting, Annette served as executive director at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego for 14 years. Annette brings a wealth of non-profit executive experience including strong leadership and organizational development, strategic analysis and planning, and donor cultivation. She is currently enrolled in Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Executive Leadership Program, received her master's degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego and her bachelor's degree in Journalism from San Diego State University.