Ann Appleseth

Strategic Communication Director
515.226.0818 |

Ann’s diverse category experience and decades in strategic communications, public relations, media relations, and marketing communications bring additional depth to the Wixted & Company team. Her background includes corporate, agency, and consulting work that included owning her own public relations and marketing practice for more than ten years.

Ann can listen and swiftly analyze a challenge, implementing measurable short-term and long-term communications strategies that integrate with the overall marketing messaging. She has applied these skills in various industries such as healthcare, economic development, agribusiness, finance and banking, insurance, technology and more. Ann believes strong brands include the firm foundation of solid strategic communications strategies, creating organizations that attract employees, stakeholders, and customers.

A native Iowan, Ann graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Buena Vista University with a major in corporate communications and a minor in psychology.