Ann Gillespie is a consultant and trainer with expertise in developing multicultural acumen with teams and organizations. With over 15 years of management experience, she developed the Multicultural Lens™ Training Series and consults with both Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations alike in automotive, social services, aviation and healthcare industries. She is CEO and co-founder of ProLingua Inc and a founding member of The Culture Shift Team, a collaborative group that offers a full spectrum of leading-edge multicultural acumen, insight and market expertise to optimize business performance. She serves on the board of the YMCA Latino Achievers and co-founded the non-profit organization FUTURO, a professional development organization for Latino college students. Recent honors include Middle Tennessee Society of Human Resources Management Diversity Professional of the Year, 2013. Prior board affiliations include chairperson for the MTSHRM Diversity and Inclusion, Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce, the National Hispanic Professional Organization of Memphis and the International Career Expo. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies from Vanderbilt University.