About Ann Wolf, BFA, NMI, CFRE:
Ann Wolf is a professional nonprofit and for-profit fundraiser and business executive with high energy skills and knowledge in marketing, public relations, business ownership and program development. With almost 40 years of professional experience she holds a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the University of Iowa with a minor in Psychology, certifications from Iowa State University and the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation Community Leadership program in non-profit management. Recently, she received the certification from the international CFRE organization as a professional nonprofit leadership and fundraising individual having satisfied the necessary requirements of professional practice, performance, education and service and has passed a comprehensive examination of the knowledge and skills required of a fundraising executive.
For the past 16 years Ann has been the Executive Director of two state-wide nonprofits. Camp Hertko Hollow, a camp for kids with diabetes and the Simon Estes Education Foundation. Both organizations centered around education for children in at risk environments and healthcare needs.
She has served on numerous professional community and state-wide organizations and has been active in land conservation and sustainability efforts for the past 38 years. While residing in Des Moines, Ann also owns and manages a working 300 acre farm in eastern Iowa.
Ann's style of illustration, complimenting Barbara's stories, is whimsical, comical, active and brightly colorful. She uses a variety of pastel pencils, chalk, lead pencils and ink pens on BFK lithography paper to accomplish a bright, colorful, well-blended image.
Her other drawings and illustrations, spanning a professional career over 30 years, are custom designed and tailored to fit any story, professional criteria, publishing, environment and situation. Several samples are included on this website under our Image Page.
Please contact Ann for any of your nonprofit or for-profit program development, marketing and fundraising needs. She also welcomes the opportunity to help create your illustrations to magnify your stories or other graphic and design needs!