Ann Lentell | Director of Programs
As Director of Programs, Ann serves as the internal programmatic leader of the organization, overseeing all site-level performance across multiple Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program sites and contract-based financial coaching programs throughout New England. Ann initially joined the organization in 2014 as a financial coach and helped launch the FSS program operated in partnership with Metro Housing | Boston, eventually becoming the partnership’s first Program Manager. Ann came to Compass following a nine-year career as an analyst, chiefly in the financial services industry, and was most recently an equity analyst at Surveyor Capital, a long-short beta-neutral hedge fund managed by Citadel LLC. Ann is passionate about savings and personal finance, and her volunteer experience includes tax return preparation for low-income families in Chicago, IDA consulting for women recently released from prison in St. Louis, and educational development for orphans in Russia, among others.
Ann received a B.A. in Social Thought & Analysis and Russian from Washington University in St. Louis. She is an Accredited Financial Counselor, a CFA® charterholder and a Certified Financial Planner.