Ann Beheler is a veteran of the Information Technology industry with extensive leadership experience in corporate, entrepreneurial, and academic settings. She is now based at a Collin College, leading grants benefitting business, industry, and educators, including the National Science Foundation National Convergence Technology Center and the recently-awarded IT Skill Standards grant that will ultimately assist small and medium-sized educators to keep up with the rapidly-changing IT industry.
Ann is known for developing and evangelizing the Business & Industry Leadership Team model that promotes high engagement and curriculum alignment with business, industry and academia. She also promotes programs to support increasing the number of women and underserved individuals who are successful in completing IT studies as well as in landing and growing significant IT careers. In this role, she personally mentors at least one woman per year.