Ann D. Gross
Chair, Nominating Committee
AD Gross & Company
Ann D. (“Annie”) Gross is a geriatric care manager, writer, consultant, and researcher, specializing in health and aging. She is the author of the award-winning monthly column “A Daughter’s Journal,” published in Caring for the Ages, depicting her mother’s physical and emotional struggles in the waning months and days of her life; her final column, “A Daughter’s Goodbye” captured the highest APEX Award for best feature writing. Ms. Gross served as the researcher and writer on Commonwealth Care Alliance’s Special Codification of Procedures and Efforts (SCOPE) project, detailing the best practices of CCA’s Senior Care Options plan across Massachusetts.
Ms. Gross has worked for Mount Sinai School of Medicine, as Director of Communications for the Institute for Medicare Practice, served as a vice president at MetLife Healthcare, and was the Director of Communications for the American Geriatrics Society. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Cornell University and a master’s degree in gerontology from the University of Southern California. She has a Certificate from the Columbia University Creative Writing program, studied First-Person Journalism at Fordham University, and completed the Harvard Bioethics Course at Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Ethics.