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Executive Director

Ann TredwayExecutive Director

Ann Tredway is a nonprofit leader who works to ensure all abused and abandoned children are safe, and she is passionate about living out her faith in the service of all children.

As the executive director at the Center for the Rights of Abused Children, she oversees the operations and fundraising necessary to help hundreds of thousands of abused and abandoned children across America.

Before joining the Center for the Rights of Abused Children, Ann served as group vice president of communications and development at the Goldwater Institute. From 2012 to 2016, she was the chief development officer and president of Hamot Health Foundation in Erie, P.A. In that role, she directed philanthropic initiatives and provided community outreach. Ann also served for 10 years in various roles at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Ann serves as a President’s Associate at her alma mater, Mercyhurst University, and as a board member of Erie Day School, an elementary school in her community. She was named a 40 under 40 leader by the Erie Reader and is especially dedicated to supporting Emma’s Footprints, a nonprofit that meets the emotional, spiritual and practical needs of families who’ve experienced infant loss.

Ann lives in Erie with her husband, Tom, and their two young daughters, Addison and Molly. They enjoy skiing in the winter, swimming in Lake Erie in the summer, and taking walks through the woods year-round.