As the Executive Assistant to the CEO, Anne Stanford is responsible for supporting the CEO and providing all administrative functions for the company. Ms. Stanford’s numerous roles include accounts receivable and payable, coordinating meetings for the regional partners, assisting in market research, updating competitive rent information and troubleshooting various issues for the team. In addition, she reports to the CFO on daily financial matters.
Ms. Stanford joined Archstone in 2002, where she served as the Executive Assistant for the Chief Development Officer. The national development team consisted of 82 individuals with 11 direct reports throughout the country. In addition to her administrative duties for the Chief Development Officer, she worked with each region to hire their administrative assistants and was instrumental in developing standardized nation-wide development administrative processes. Ms. Stanford also served as the office manager for the Atlanta Regional office which included the development, construction and operations teams.
Prior to relocating to Atlanta, Ms. Stanford worked as the Executive Assistant for the five-member Executive Committee at software company, WRQ, Inc. In addition to providing administrative support for this team, she lead the Charitable Giving Committee whose responsibility it was to evaluate non-profit requests for contributions and determine which charities would receive monetary awards.
Ms. Stanford began her career in Washington, DC as an event manager, where she developed the skills to execute successful corporate trade shows and conferences.
Ms. Stanford earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Washington and studied at The Sorbonne in Paris, France.