Ms. Ann W. Bittman

Executive Vice President and COO

Ann W. Bittman is HDA’s Executive Vice President and COO. She joined the association in June of 2008 as its Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration and CFO. Bittman oversees HDA’s finance/accounting, human resources, information technology and meetings and conferences functions and is the Treasurer of HDA and the HDA Research Foundation.

Previously, she served for 10 years at the American Forest & Paper Association as its Vice President, Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer. She also worked in a variety of roles at the Grocery Manufacturers Association, ending her service as the association’s Director, Finance & Personnel.

Bittman is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Association Executive. She graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in Accounting.