Anne Palermo joined CEU in 2011 and works with a variety of individual and foundation donors and prospects, including members of the International Advisory Council as well as the West Coast Friends of CEU in the United States. She also serves as the editor of The Octagon, the Development Office’s newsletter for donors. Anne has been a professional grant writer and fundraiser for ten years, and has helped two development teams to break institutional fundraising records. Prior to CEU, she served as Assistant Director for External Affairs at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. She holds a master's degree in public administration from New York University, and she currently resides in Austin, TX.