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It's simple - I enjoy helping people be the best they can be at their jobs.

A widely recognized career strategist, C-suite executive coach and active board member, Anne Messenger owned her own career management and HR consulting business, Messenger Associates, for nearly 20 years. Formerly a marketing executive, she also managed outplacement centers for Lockheed Martin and headed a career development design team for 2200 employees in its Syracuse division. 


Messenger is a past board chair of Onondaga Community College, Syracuse Stage and the CNY Community Foundation and past chair of the American Heart Association's Syracuse Go Red for Women Campaign. She enjoyed 20 years as a Chapter Chair of the Women Presidents Organization, facilitating 3 chapters, Syracuse I & II and Platinum V.


She is currently a board member of CenterState CEO and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Central New York Regional Advisory Board and a trustee of the Revoir Foundation in Syracuse. A "survivor" of Lyme disease, she founded and is a current board member of the Central New York Lyme & Tick-Borne Disease Alliance.

Award Winner
  • CNY Business Journal's 2002 Women in Business Award

  • Syracuse University's 2005 Ann Michel Distinguished Entrepreneur Award for Small Business and 2008 Community Entrepreneurial Leadership Award

  • SBA's 2009 Woman in Business Champion of the Year Award (Syracuse District)

  • Women Who Mean Business Award, CNY Chapter of American Red Cross, 2010

  • Named a Favorite, Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow 2012

  • M&T Bank Nonprofit Awards, 2014 - Impact Award

  • Key4Women Community Impact Award, 2022

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