Anne Grobstich Erps is the director of finance and operations at Chorus America. She has a versatile arts management background with a focus on enhancing the organizational business model; converting ideas into operating plans; and strengthening office operations by underscoring consistency, sound policies, and effective internal controls. Anne returned to Chorus America from The Washington School of Ballet where she implemented the school’s first enterprise database solution. Always striving to promote sustainable business solutions, she has had training from or held previous positions with Greenberg Theatre, Americans for the Arts, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Hancher Auditorium. Anne holds a master’s degree in arts management from American University, a budget & finance certification from Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree in music and performing arts entrepreneurial certificate from The University of Iowa. She is pursuing an accounting principles and accounting specialist certification from UC Davis. Anne is an active arts advocate, flutist, volunteer at The Smithsonian Associates, and former co-chair of Emerging Arts Leaders DC.