Ann Stevenson recently retired from Uplift Education where she most recently served as the Chief Administrative Officer and Superintendent. She previously served as Senior Director of Business Operations and has served in operations since 2006. Ms. Stevenson joined Uplift in 2002 after having practiced law in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for nearly 20 years. She initially served as Business Manager for Uplift during its expansion into east Dallas before becoming Uplift’s Director of Business Operations. Previously, she worked in community service as both a VISTA Volunteer in El Paso and in children’s mental health services in Dallas. Ms. Stevenson currently serves as the board chair of ConnecTeach. Ms. Stevenson received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska, a master’s degree in Urban Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington, and received her law degree from Southern Methodist University.