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Anne Hathaway NAWBO-Indianapolis Board of Directors

NAWBO-Indianapolis Board President

Anne Hathaway, 2021-2022 Board President

Anne Hathaway has a reputation locally and nationally for her leadership in public service and politics. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois and is currently President and CEO of Hathaway Strategies, an innovative grassroots public affairs consulting firm, headquartered in Indianapolis, IN. Her experience includes Chief of Staff and Regional Political Director for the Republican National Committee, Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Scheduling and Public Liaison at the White House for Vice President Dan Quayle, Confidential Assistant at the U.S. Treasury Department, and Program Director for the 2012 Republican National Convention where she served as the Romney campaign liaison and had oversight for every aspect of the convention’s program and planning. Closer to home, Anne was a member of the Transition and Inaugural Committees for Governor Eric Holcomb and early in her career served as Executive Director of the Indiana House Republican Campaign Committee. Anne currently serves as the Executive Director of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series which is committed to expanding the number of GOP women in public service.

Business Description

Hathaway Strategies, founded in 2009, is an innovative grassroots public affairs consulting firm that provides government affairs guidance, grassroots strategy and management, event planning and management as well as strategic consulting and media and public relations support to local, state and national organizations, issue campaigns and Fortune 100 companies. Hathaway Strategies also manages and provides general consulting services to political candidates and issue campaigns.

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • American Legion Auxiliary Foundation Board Member
  • Indiana Republican State Committee
    • Chairman, 7th Congressional District
  • The Julian Center Board Member
    • Vice President
    • Development Chair
  • Stand for Children Board Member
  • Hoosiers for Quality Education PAC
    • Treasurer
  • Maggie’s List, Indiana Director
  • Women’s Campaign School at Yale University Board Member
    • Secretary
    • Faculty Member
  • University of Illinois 4-H House Alumni Board Member
    • Public Relations/Membership Chairman
  • National Association of Women Business Owners, Indianapolis Chapter

Honors and Awards

2016 NAWBO-Indianapolis Trailblazer Award

2015 Indianapolis Business Journal Woman of Influence Award

2015 Women’s Mentoring Network Lifetime Pass the Torch Award

2013 Indiana Commission for Women Torchbearer Award

2010 Politico Top 50 Politicos to Watch

2009 Nancy A. Maloley Outstanding Public Service Award

2007 Iron Jaw Angel Award