The Legacy Of A Family Franchise with Anne Huntington Sharma of Huntington Learning Center

Anne Huntington Sharma talks growing up in a franchising family: learning from her franchisor parents, pivoting during a national crisis, and the future of Huntington Learning Center.

Anne Huntington Sharma is the President and a Board Member of Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider. Anne oversees business strategy and growth initiatives, including partnerships, marketing, digital transformation, and franchise expansion.

Anne is involved in the arts as a collector, producer, philanthropist, curator, and founder of AMH Industries, a creative agency for contemporary art and culture. She has curated more than 30 exhibits across the country and raised over $30 million dollars for various philanthropic causes. Anne is also an associate producer on "The Price of Everything," an art documentary that appeared on HBO.

Additionally, Anne is active with arts, education, and business organizations. She is a board member for the Learning Disabilities Association of America, Art Advisory Board member for NYC’s Coalition for the Homeless, member of the Women’s Franchise Committee for the International Franchise Association, Co-Chair of the Young Collectors Council, and member of the International Directors Council at the Guggenheim Museum, and a founding member of the Future Leadership Council at the Whitney Museum. She also supports Teaching Matters, CHADD, and COPAA. For her service, Anne has been recognized by SmartCEO, Apollo Magazine, and Moves Magazine.


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