Ann Nolan Reese CW'74
Co-founder and Executive Director
Center for Adoption Policy (CAP)
Trustees' Council of Penn Women
Ann Reese is a co-founder and executive director of the Center for Adoption Policy (CAP), whose goal is to remove legal and policy barriers to adoption. CAP provides research, analysis, advice and education to practitioners and the public about current legislation and practices governing domestic and inter-country adoption. Prior to CAP's formation in 2001, Mrs. Reese spent over 25 years in finance. Formerly the Chief Financial Officer of ITT, she also worked at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Mobil Oil, Union Carbide, and Bankers Trust.
Mrs. Reese is a director of Sears Holdings and Xerox. She also serves as a Trustee of Rye Country Day School.
At Penn, Mrs. Reese chairs the Board of Overseers of the School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and is a member of the Trustees' Council of Penn Women. Additionally, she established the Ann Nolan Reese NPL/NGO Leadership Scholarship at SP2 and the Ann Nolan Reese Endowed Scholarship for students in the College of Arts and Sciences.