Ann Landers joins ranks of notable leaders of the Valley
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
Anne Landers, vice president of strategic impact for Junior Achievement of Arizona, was named to the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2023, which is sponsored by the Arizona State University Alumni Association.
Ms. Landers will be honored on April 27 at the awards celebration at Mullett Arena on ASU’s Tempe campus, according to a press release.
The Sun Devil 100 celebrates the achievements of degreed ASU alumni who own or lead businesses across the globe. Spanning industries and locations, the university has an impressive history of entrepreneurship and leadership from its students and alumni, and the Sun Devil 100 awards program invites these innovative leaders back to campus for a celebration in their honor.
Junior Achievement of Arizona is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that equips Arizona students to succeed in work and life by giving them the knowledge and skills they need to manage their money, plan for their future, and make smart academic, career and economic choices.
Since 1957, JA has taught kids, kindergarten through high school, about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.
Ms. Landers graduated from ASU in 2006 with a degree in journalism. She began her career in advertising and public relations before shifting into nonprofit organizations, serving as the interim director at Life in Abundance before joining the JA leadership team eight years ago. In her role, she focuses on how students, educators, individuals, corporations and other entities experience and engage with the organization.
To be considered for the Sun Devil 100, companies must be ASU alumni-owned or -led; have been in business for at least three years; have revenues of $250,000-plus for the past three years; and operate in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter.