Anne Krause has lived in San Antonio for 17 years and has served as President & Executive Director of the Hemisfair Conservancy since co-founding the agency in 2014. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and completed a non-profit executive program at Harvard Business School.
Anne began her career as an Air Force officer. While serving her country, she had the privilege of flying jets, deploying to Cuba as the Officer in Charge of linguist operations, and serving as the Executive Officer for the USAF Thunderbirds demonstration team. After transitioning to the civilian world, Anne volunteered and held leadership positions in numerous non-profit organizations. Additionally, she consulted a Fortune 200 company and a private family foundation on strategic philanthropy.
Anne is passionate about art, education and community. She is an international public speaker, a coach for the Heights Business Incubator, and serves on the board of SA 100, Young Men's Service League - Alamo Chapter, Leadership Development Committee of The Nonprofit Council, and Community Advisory Board of the Junior League of San Antonio. Together, Anne and her husband Paul have four children, and in 2018, they added another member to their family by becoming foster parents.